Answered By: Rachel Willard Last Updated: Apr 20, 2017 Views: 2642
Any kind of personal communication that you use as a source of information must be cited in the text of your work. Personal communications are not cited in your references list.
Personal communications include interviews, but they may also include other person-to-person interactions such as phone consultations, private letters, or even personal e-mails.
- J. Johnson (personal communication, December 3, 2012) explained that APA is something students learn to appreciate.
- Using APA effectively is a skill that takes practice (J. Johnson, personal communication, December 3, 2012).
- Check out some more resources on personal communication citations.
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