This page provides reference examples for books and eBooks. For more examples and information, please consult Section 3.12 of the AMA Manual of Style (11th Ed.).

Author(s). Title of Book. [Edition number, if not 1st] ed. Publisher; Year. doi:xx.xxxx OR Accessed [date]. URL


  • Include the DOI if one as been assigned to the book.
  • For eBooks without a DOI, use a URL along with an accessed date.

Reference Examples

Whole book (with editors)

Etzel RA, Balk SJ, eds. Pediatric Environmental Health. American Academy of Pediatrics; 2011.

Whole eBook

Guyatt G, Rennie D, Meade MO, Cook DJ. Users' Guides to the Medical Literature: A Manual for Evidence-Based Clinical Practice. 3rd ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2015. Accessed August 15, 2020.