Answered By: Alyssa Mitchell
Last Updated: Nov 22, 2016     Views: 31

According to the American Medical Association (AMA) Citation Style, you need as many of the following components as you can identify to cite a website:

  1. Author (can be an organization)
  2. Title of the specific item (section of the website, etc.)
  3. Name of the website
  4. URL
  5. Published date (if available)
  6. Updated date (if available)
  7. Accessed date

Example (author)

Rainie L. The rise of the e-patient. Pew Research Center Internet and the  American Life Project website.   

         http://www.pewinternet.org/2009/10/07/the-rise-of-the-e-patient-2/. Published October 7, 2009. Accessed

         November 15, 2016.

Example (no author)

Questions and Answers: Zika risk at high elevations. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Website.  

        http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/page/q-a-zika-risk-high-elevations. Published March 11, 2016. Updated

        August 4, 2016. Accessed November 15, 2016.

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