Personal communication is used for any information that is given to you "in person".
It covers sources such as (but not limited to):
If you aren't sure if what you have is personal communication, ask the following question:
"Can it be retrieved (that is, can anyone find it if they know where to look), or does it have to be given?"
Personal communication is not recorded in your reference list. You only refer to it in text.
...it is normally expected that the writer will consider the topic objectively (H. Hooper, personal communication, February 14, 2013).
As Scott Dale noted, Ray Bradbury is a male author (personal communication, February 9, 2018).
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