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Depending upon the version of EndNote you are using, the EndNote style you need may be AMA 11 or JAMA.
Despite EndNote making formatting citations a breeze, you will still need to be familiar enough with the AMA Manual of Style to determine if the formatted references are correct. The Mulford Health Science Library has a print copy of AMA 11 on reserve. The University Libraries also has a copy of the manual online [access restricted to UToledo affiliates].
AMA 11 requires that citations to journal articles use abbreviated journal titles (NCBI NLM abbreviations). While some health science database exports use the abbreviated journal titles, some do not. EndNote can convert full journal titles to abbreviations, so long as it has the information. To provide it with the information needed, update your EndNote library's journals list with the list of medical journals.
In EndNote 21: Library menu >> Open Term Lists >> Journals Term List. In the window, click on the Lists tab.
Close the windows until you are back to the EndNote library window. This will take care of many journal titles, but be aware that you may need to make corrections in your EndNote library.
As noted above, you need to know enough about AMA style to determine if the EndNote-formatted references are correct. Things that commonly need to be edited in EndNote include the following. To edit a reference in EndNote, double-click the reference, and make sure you are viewing the reference in edit mode.
Depending on your program and the project you are working on, you may have need of a customized style for AMA 11 (such as the PA students needing to create annotated bibliographies). If the standard AMA11/JAMA style isn't working for a project, consult your liaison librarian.
If you need additional help with using EndNote for AMA style, consult your liaison librarian or email MulfordReference@utoledo.edu. We are unable to provide assistance to people outside of the University of Toledo.