Guide: How to cite a Encyclopedia article in AMA style

Guide: How to cite a Encyclopedia article in AMA style

Cite A Encyclopedia article in AMA style

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Use the following template to cite a encyclopedia article using the AMA citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Key:

Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the AMA style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

1. Author Surname Author Initial. Title. Publication Title. Year Published:Pages Used.

Example:

1. Williford J. The Body of Christ. National Endowment for the Humanities. 2015. Available at: http://www.neh.gov/humanities/2012/julyaugust/feature/the-body-christ. Accessed April 29, 2015.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

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Example

“The Crucifixion is also a play of almost uninterrupted violence. Most of its three hundred lines focus on the physical act of nailing Christ to the cross, a procedure carried out with cruel enthusiasm by the four soldiers” 1

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