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* Dietetics Resources: Citation Help

This guide is a starting point for research in the field of Dietetics Resources include database recommendations, reference selections, catalog search tips, and internet resources.

AMA Citation Style

The Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics follows AMA style (10th edition, 2007).  There is a copy of the AMA Manual of Style at the Information Desk in the Library.

Abbreviate journal titles according to National Library of Medicine (NLM) (search the NLM catalog here). If a journal title abbreviation doesn't appear in the NLM catalog, provide the complete title.

Use Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs), not the 1989 Recommended Dietary Allowances. 

See the author guidelines provided by Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics  for more information.

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