If you are citing an electronic version of a book (or book chapter), journal article, dissertation or thesis, use the above tabs to find information on citing those materials. Below is a guide for citing online materials that do not fit the norm of the publication world.
Title of the specific page (unless citing the entire website)
Name of the Website
Published date (if available)
Updated date (if available)
Author - the author is the person or organization taking credit or is responsible for the information. If you are not sure who is taking responsibility for the information, look for an About Us link or who is copyrighting the material.
Personal author(s) example: Jane Smith & Michael J. Johnson
Corporate author examples:
American Heart Association (a non-profit organization)
National Cancer Institute (a government organization)
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (a commercial organization)
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (a government organization)
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (a non-profit organization)
Harvard School of Public Health (an educational organization)
Date – AMA website citations may contain up to three dates: Publication/Copyright date, information Updated date, and Accessed date. If there is no Publication/Copyright date or Updated date simply do not include them. There will always be an date of access.