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Cite - Academic Search Complete (EBSCO platform)
- Go to the full record of the article you want to use.
- Click the Cite hyperlink (on the far right.).
- Find the AMA formatted citation. Copy and paste.
- ALWAYS check the citation formatting against your citation style guidelines.
Cite - PubMed (via the UC-eLinks menu)
While a number of search tools have the capability to format a citation in a specific format, they may not include AMA. Many more databases allow you to export to a citation management tool like RefWorks. See the RefWorks tab for details.
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Citing your sources is important because:
- Giving credit (attribution) to original authors helps you avoid plagiarizing
- Citations allow your readers to find your sources
- Citations add credibility to your arguments
- Your professors expect it as part of standard academic discourse
RefWorks: Manage - Store - Format - Cite
RefWorks is an online tool that helps you manage, store, format and cite resources used in the research process.
See the RefWorks tab on this guide for more details.
More Citation Tools
Bibme Bibliography Generator
Free automatic bibliography generator that supports MLA, APA, Chicago, and Turabian formatting
Assists students and professional researchers to properly credit the information they use.
EasyBib Citation Guides
Guidelines, structures and examples for citing common sources in MLA, APA and Chicago Notes styles.
NCSU Citation Builder
Citation Builder creates citations for you in APA, MLA, and Chicago CBE/CSE formats.
Zotero is a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources.