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Citing Personal Communications

Citing Personal Communications

Personal communications should be included in the text of your document in the same manner as any other source.

It is recommended that permission is sought from the source/author of a personal communication if you wish to include quotes in your text.

Examples of how to include personal communications in your text:

In a conversation with a colleague from the School of Molecular Science34 ...

As stated in a letter from B.J. Saul, in July 200235 ...