How to cite Websites in AMA

AMA website citation

To cite websites websites in a reference entry in AMA style 10th edition include the following elements:

  1. Author(s) of website: If no author is given, start with the title of the website.
  2. Title of the item found in the website: Give the title as presented in the source.
  3. Title of the website: Give the title as presented in the source.
  4. URL: Give the URL including all its elements (https://www, .com).
  5. Date of publication: Give the month day, and year of publication.
  6. Date of update: Give the month day, and year of publication.
  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 websites websites in AMA style 10th edition:

Author(s) of website. Title of the item found in the website. Title of the website. URL. Published Date of publication. Updated Date of update. Accessed Date of access.

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

Examples

A website with one author

Brewster K. The Wayback Machine. Internet Archive.https://archive.org/web/. Published 2001. Accessed July 6, 2019.

A website without an author

Conversion Calculator. Calculator.net. https://www.calculator.net/conversion-calculator.html. Published 2008. Accessed May 23, 2016.

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