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Pharmacy: Citing Print Resources

Citation Examples

Based on AMA Manual of Style, 10th ed., 2007.

Please note: Some browsers may show italicized text as underlined. When preparing bibliographies based on any of the formats addressed by this series, italics are specified, and should be used. If you don't see an example for your type of reference, consult the manual itself.

Type of Entry
Reference List
Book—single author

Shepard TH. Catalog of Teratogenic Agents.7th ed. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press; 1992.

Book—more than one author
(list all authors if six or less, otherwise list first three followed by "et al.")

Baselt RC, Cravey RH. Disposition of Toxic Drugs and Chemicals in Man. 4th ed. Foster City, CA: Chemical Toxicology Institute; 1995.

Book—with editors

Armitage JO, Antman KH, eds. High-dose Cancer Therapy: Pharmacology, Hematopoietins, Stem Cells. Baltimore, MD: Williams & Wilkins; 1995.

Chapter from a book

Degner LF, McWilliams ME. Challenges in conducting cross-national nursing research. In: Fitzpatrick JJ, Stevenson JS, Polis NS, eds. Nursing Research and its Utilization: International State of the Science. New York, NY: Springer; 1994:211-215.

Monographic series

Davidoff RA. Migraine: Manifestations, Pathogenesis, and Management. Philadelphia, Pa: FA Davis; 1995. Contemporary Neurology Series; No 42.

Article from journal—single author

Moldofsky H. Sleep, neuroimmune and neuroendocrine functions in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Adv Neuroimmunol. 1995;5(1):39-56.

Article from journal—more than one author
(list all authors if six or less, otherwise list first three followed by "et al.")

Raux H, Coulon P, Lafay F, Flamand A. Monoclonal antibodies which recognize the acidic configuration of the rabies glycoprotein at the surface of the virion can be neutralizing. Virology. 1995;210(2):400-408.

Capitalization of Titles in References

Books

  • Capitalize all major words.
  • Do not capitalize the, an, a, in, for, or but, unless this word begins the title.
  • Book Chapter Titles: capitalize only the first word.

Journals

  • Journal Titles: capitalize all major words. Do not capitalize the, an, a, in, for, or but, unless this word begins the title.
  • Journal Article Titles: capitalize only the first word.