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AMA Style: The Basics for Pharmacy Writing: Getting Started

The Basics

This guide overviews the basics of the AMA citation style.

  • Aways refer to the AMA Manual of Style (10th edition) in the Pharmacy Library for more examples
  • The book’s call number is: Reference R119 .A533 2007

All information in this guide has been adapted from the AMA Manual of Style (10th ed.).

Academic Integrity

  • Anytime you incorporate someone else’s ideas into your own work, it is necessary to acknowledge the source of that idea
  • This is relevant to work such as papers/essays, lab reports, presentations, and posters
  • Acknowledging the ideas, work, or thoughts of others is the norm in academic writing
  • Be proactive and cite your sources: learn more about this

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