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AGLC - Referencing Guide


Rule 7.12 Written Correspondence

  Correspondence includes:

  • emails
  • letters

  Include details of the archive location if correspondence is saved, is shareable, or otherwise retrievable

  Include original source, as well as cited material if reproduced within another source.
   This appears after the full date or pinpoint, and be preceded by a comma and followed by the words   reproduced in


Standard format for citation

    Type of Correspondence  from  Author  to  Recipient ,  Day Month Year ,  Pinpoint , archived at < URL >.


Standard format for bibliography

   Type of Correspondence  from  Author  to  Recipient ,  Day Month Year 


Footnote Examples

1 Email from Vanessa Li to Smanatha Jones, 4 November 2015.

2 Letter from Sir Peter Cosgrove to Malcolm Turnbull, 3 July 2016 < Letters%20PM%20GG.pdf>, archived at <>.

3 Letter from Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Melbourne, to Opes Prime Clients, 1 April 2008, 3 <>.

See the All Examples page for examples of in-text and reference list entries for specific resources such as articles, books, and web pages.