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AMA Citation Style: Audiovisual Media

Citation Tips:

When I cite a DVD, do I include it in my reference list?


Remember all retrievable information should be part of the reference list. This includes all media formats such as DVD, video, and audio.

Audio/Video/DVD Media

Audio/Video/DVD Media:

When citing media, the place of the author may be held by the host, and the place of the publisher may be held by the distributor.

Basic format

  • Author (if available)
  • Title (italicized)
  • Format (description of media is put in [ ] - e.g. [videotape])
  • Publisher or distributor
  • Year
  • URL (if applicable)


Gray D. Condition Red: Prepared for Disaster. DVD. Advantage Source, Inc; 2003


Transcript of Television or Radio Broadcasts (Section 3.15.5):


The historic Texas draught, visualized. Transcript. Morning Edition. National Public Radio. April 2, 2012


Podcast (Section 3.14.2):


Gorth DJ, Oliveros E, Williams PN, Witt L, Watto MF. Pulmonary Hypertension Update with Estefania Oliveros. The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast. September 13, 2021. Accessed September 16, 2021.  


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