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BUCOP Citation Guide



  1. JN Listen app. American Medical Association. Updated March 1, 2019.

  2. Davis’s Drug Guide With Updates & Calculators app. Version 1.18. Unbound Medicine Inc. Updated September 25, 2015

The exact rules in the AMA Manual of Style can be found here.

Government Agency Publication

  1. World Health Organization. Infection prevention and control: recovery plans and implementation: Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone inter-country meeting: July 20-22, 2015. Accessed May 11, 2021.

  2. US Department of Health and Human Services. Protection of human subjects. 45 CFR §46. Revised July 19, 2018. Accessed May 11, 2021.

  3. Health, United States, 2014: With Special Feature on Adults Aged 55-64. National Center for Health Statistics; 2015.

The exact rules in the AMA Manual of Style can be found here.

Poster Presentation

  1. Manley SY, Ness GL. Implementation, utilization, and pharmacy student views on team-based and active learning in an introduction to drug information course: a comparison of two years. Poster presented at: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting; December 7, 2018; Anaheim, CA.

  2. Nevidomskyte D, Meissner MH, Tran N, Murray S, Farrokhi E. Influence of gender on abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in the community. Poster presented at: Vascular Annual Meeting; June 5-7, 2014; Boston, MA.

The exact rules in the AMA Manual of Style can be found here.

Podium Presentation

  1. Ness GL. Use of electronic handheld drug information applications in pharmacy practice. Presented at: American Society of Health-System Pharmacy (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting; December 10, 2013; Orlando, FL. Drug Information Research and Practice Forum.

  2. Minocchieri S, Berry CA, Pillow J. Nebulized surfactant for treatment of respiratory distress in the first hours of life: the CureNeb study. Presented at: Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Society; May 6, 2013; Washington, DC. Session 3500.

The exact rules in the AMA Manual of Style can be found here.

Personal Communication

Do NOT include a “personal communication” in a list of references.  Should be cited within the text:


  • According to a letter from G.L. Engle, in August 2020 …

  • Similar findings have been noted by G.L. Engle, PharmD (email, August 15, 2020).

  • According to the manufacturer (H. R. Smith, PhD, Pharma International, written communication, May 1, 2015), the drug became available in Japan in January 2014.

Permission should be obtained from the author prior to use and the individuals's highest degree should be provided. 

The exact rules in the AMA Manual of Style can be found here.