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AMA Style: The Basics for Pharmacy Writing: Epub Ahead of Print

Format and Example - Epub Ahead of Print or "Early View Article"

Note: Many articles now appear online before they are published in the print version of the journal they were submitted to for publication.  These articles are often referred to as "epubs ahead of print" or  "early view articles."  They typically do not have volume, issue, or page numbers until they have been published in the print version of the journal.

Author(s).  Article title.  Abbreviated Journal Name. Published online month day year.  doi:


  1. Papastergiou J, Folkins C, Li W.  Community pharmacy-based A1c screening:  a Canadian model for diabetes care.  Int J Pharm Pract.  Published online December 16, 2015. doi:10.1111/ijpp.12228