Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in AMA style

Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in AMA style

Cite A Dictionary entry in AMA style

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Use the following template to cite a dictionary entry 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. Available at: http://Website-Url. Accessed October 10, 2013.

Example:

1. Quora.com. What are some of the advantages of PHP over other programming languages? - Quora.  2015. Available at: http://www.quora.com/What-are-some-of-the-advantages-of-PHP-over-other-programming-languages. Accessed April 29, 2015.

In-text citation

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

Template

1

Example

Compared to other languages and especially compared to web frameworks, PHP is lower level, less abstract, and more transparent. 1

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