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AMA Style Citation Tips
What are the latest changes in referencing internet language?
As of the 11th edition, AMA recommends
- lowercase internet and website
- remove the hyphen from email.
- Other e- compounds retain their hyphen, e.g. e-cigarette and e-book. Capitalize the word that follows e- in title case, e.g. "State Restrictions on e-Cigarette Use."
AMA: Web sites
- Author(s) - (or, if no author is available, the name of the organization responsible for the site).
- Title of the specific item cited (if none is given, use the name of the organization responsible for the site).
- Name of the website. (use "website" not "Web site")
- Published date (if available)
- Updated date (if available)
- Accessed date
- URL [provide URL and verify that the link still works as close as possible to publication].
Tip: Include as much relevant information as possible
Rainie L. The rise of the e-patient. Pew Research Center Internet and the American Life Project. October 7, 2009. Accessed January 11, 2012. https://www.pewresearch.org/internet/2009/10/07/the-rise-of-the-e-patient-2/
Example: (no author)
Air Quality. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Updated June 28, 2021. Accessed July 28, 2021. https://www.cdc.gov/air/default.htm