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Reference Guide for Pharmacy Students

Citation format based on AMA for College of Pharmacy students

Internet Sites

Authors (if indicated) If none provided use the name of the group/organization. Title of the page being cite (use the organization responsible for the site if no title). Name of the website.  Date published (month day, year). Date site was updated (month day, year). Date accessed (month day, year).  URL

Examples
1. Medical Devices Cleared or Approved by FDA in 2022. Food and Drug Administration.  Accessed September 7, 2022. https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/recently-approved-devices/2022-device-approvals

2. Interim Clinical Considerations for Use of COVID-19 Vaccines Currently Approved or Authorized in the United States.  Centers for Disease Control. Updated September 2, 2022. Accessed September 7, 2022. https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/clinical-considerations/interim-considerations-us.html

3. Raff J. How to read and understand a scientific paper: a guide for non-scientists. The London School of Economics and Political Science. Published May 9, 2016. Accessed September 7, 2022.  https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2016/05/09/how-to-read-and-understand-a-scientific-paper-a-guide-for-non-scientists/

Full Information from AMA style Guidelines

Authors’ surnames and initials, if given (the names of all authors should be given unless there are more than 6, in which case the names of the first 3 authors are used, followed by “et al”), or name of the group

Title of the specific item cited (if none is given, use the name of the organization responsible for the site)

Name of the website

[Date published] (If available)

Updated [date] (particularly useful for sites that provide guidelines or consumer information)

Accessed [date]

URL (verify that the link still works as close as possible to publication)