This guide is designed to help you cite your sources using the American Medical Association (AMA) style. The topics covered in this guide are:
1. Reference List - examples and explanations for citing sources in your reference list
2. In-text Citations - how to cite your references in the text of your paper
3. Formatting Your Paper - how to set up your paper including the margins, font, and your References list
4. Avoiding Plagiarism - information on HPU's academic honesty policy
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AMA is the citation style of the American Medical Association. This style is primarily used by professionals and students in medicine and health sciences. AMA format requires that you add a superscript number at the point in the paper where you are citing a resource(s). At the end of the document, list references numerically in the order by which they were cited in the text.