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AMA Style: The Basics for Pharmacy Writing: Online Journal Article (URL only)

Format and Example - Online Journal Article (URL only)

Note:  If the article does have a DOI, then cite the DOI and not the URL.  See the DOI example for more information. 

Author(s). Article title. Abbreviated Journal Name. Year;volume(issue):pages. Publication date. Updated date. Accessed date. (if dates are available). URL (no period after the URL)


  1. Cain J, Scott DR, Akers P. Pharmacy students' Facebook activity and opinions regarding accountability and e-professionalism. Am J Pharm Educ. 2009;73(6):1-6. Published October 1, 2009.  Accessed February 4, 2020.