How to cite an online magazine article in AMA

AMA online magazine article citation

To cite an online magazine article in a reference entry in AMA style 10th edition include the following elements:

  1. Author(s) of 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.
  2. Title of the article: Do not italicize article titles. Capitalize the first letter of each major word.
  3. Name of magazine: Italicize the title and capitalize the first letter of each major word.
  4. Date of publication: Give the month day, and year of publication.
  5. Page numbers: Give the initial page number, a hyphen, and the final page number, followed by a period.
  6. URL: Give the URL including all its elements (https://www, .com).
  7. Date of access: Give the month day, and year of retrieval preceded by the word 'accessed' (Accessed June 1, 2004.).

Here is the basic format for a reference list entry of an online magazine article in AMA style 10th edition:

Author(s) of article. Title of the article. Name of magazine. Date of publication: Page numbers. URL. Accessed Date of access.

Take a look at our reference list examples that demonstrate the AMA style guidelines in action:

Examples

An article from the digital version of a science magazine

Glausiusz J. Better planet: Can a maligned pesticide save lives? Discover Magazine. November 20, 2007. http://discovermagazine.com/.Accessed April 7, 2018.

An article from the digital version of a technology magazine

Pollack ME. Intelligent technology for an aging population: The use of AI to assist elders with cognitive impairment. AI Magazine. June 15, 2005: 9-24. https://www.aaai.org/.Accessed March 16, 2016.

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