How to cite a magazine article in AMA
- Author(s) of the article: Give the last name, and initials of up to six authors (e.g. Watson J). For more authors only the first three are listed, followed by et al.
- Title of the article: Do not italicize article titles. Capitalize the first letter of each major word.
- Title of the magazine: Italicize the title and capitalize the first letter of each major word.
- Date of publication: Give the month day, and year of publication.
- Volume number: Give the volume number preceded by Vol and end with a period (e.g. Vol 3.).
- Issue number: Give issue number in parentheses, if available.
- Page numbers: Give the initial page number, a hyphen, and the final page number, followed by a period.
Here is the basic format for a reference list entry of in AMA style 10th edition:
.Title of the article. Title of the magazine. Date of publication; Volume number (Issue number): Page numbers.
Take a look at our reference list examples that demonstrate the AMA style guidelines in action:
An article by three authors from a scientific magazine
Danzer L, Grünbaum B, Shephard GC. Equitransitive Tilings, or How to Discover New Mathematics. Math Magazine. April, 1987; 60(2): 67-89.
An article by four authors from a technology magazine
McCarthy J, Minsky ML, Rochester N, Shannon CE. A proposal for the Dartmouth Summer Research Project on Artificial Intelligence. AI Magazine. December 15, 2006; 27(4): 12-14.