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. Radcliffe B. Quantitative Easing Definition | Investopedia. Investopedia. 2009.

In-text citation

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

Template

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Example

Slack demand has caused “low inflation”: headline prices fell in the year to December by 0.2% while core inflation (excluding volatile components like food and energy) was 0.7%. FINANCIAL MARKETS no longer believe that the ECB will be able to get inflation back to its goal of nearly 2% over the medium term. Its previous efforts to stimulate the economy, which include becoming the first big central bank to impose negative interest rates, have been inadequate. 1

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