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AMA Citation Style 11th Edition Guide

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General AMA Book Citation Information

  • If citing a chapter in a print or electronic book include inclusive page numbers
    • If print or electronic book chapter does not have page numbers, include chapter number
  • Include all authors and editors when six or less
  • For more than six authors or editors, list first three followed by "et al"
  • As of the 11th edition, AMA no longer recommends a location of the publisher in a citation

Citing Book in AMA format

Author Title Edition Publisher Date Pages
Author AA. Book Title. nth ed. Publisher Name; 2021: xx-xx.
Author AA, Author BB. Book Title. nth ed. Publisher Name; 2021: xx-xx.


Check out the following links for more information and examples: