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Harvard Referencing (2002 version)

Guide to citing & referencing in this author, date style for JCU students

Personal communication


Name the speaker, their title, the type of communication (eg email, letter, etc) and the date in text.                               


No entry appears in the reference list.

In-text citation:

Professor S Colepepper (John Croft University) stated in an email on 1 April, 2010, that ...

This was refuted by Dr M Fieldman ([Australian Institute of Transitional Studies] 2015, pers. comm., 1 April), who stated ...

NB: Personal communication is mentioned in-text only, not in your reference list

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