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 Email Message: Examples for Works Cited Lists

APA Publication
Manual 6th ed, 2010
"Personal communications ma;y be private letters, memos, some electronic communications (e.g. e-mail or messages from nonarchived discussion groups or electronic bulletin boards), personal interviews, telephone conversations, and the like.  Because they do not provide recoverable data, personal communications are not included in the reference list.  Cite personal communications in text only. Give the initials as well as the surname or the communicatorm, and provide as exact a date as possible." (p179, Sect. 6.20)

K. Casper (personal communciation) October 26, 2001.

MLA 7th ed., 2009

Casper, Karl. "Re: Watered Down Curricula." Message to
            Todd Brown. 26 Oct. 2001. Email.

Chicago/Turabian 7th ed., 2007

"Cite conversations, letters, e-mail messages, and the like only in notes." p. 196  17.6.3

2. Virginia Baker, e-mail message to author, October 28, 2002.


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