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Personal communication

Personal communication may include (but is not limited to) email, fax, interview, conversations, lectures, speeches, telephone conversations and letters.

In-text citation

Name of the person interviewed or source of communication, year, communication type, day, month. Additional information may include details of the organisation that the person represents.

For example - In text citation

In an email dated 6 May 2011, Ms C Jones wrote “the crime was committed during daylight hours.”
It was confirmed recently that the crime was committed during daylight hours (C Jones 2011, pers. comm., 6 May).

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