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It may seem like citing your sources is tedious, but it's important and there are many reasons to do it. Attributing and documenting your sources:
The AMA (American Medical Association) format is used in medicine and many of the health sciences. For a comprehensive resource on AMA citation formatting, see the AMA Manual of Style.
Or, use the following quick guides for examples of the most common formats:
Chicago format is typically used in history and some other humanities disciplines.
There are two types of Chicago format:
Both styles are explained in detail in the Chicago Manual of Style Online.