How to cite e-mail?

Patricia S. Bowne pbowne at omnifest.uwm.edu
Sat Dec 2 09:58:06 EST 1995


One of my students is writing a paper. She got
information over e-mail from a scientist with
IBM. She has his permission to quote from the
message in her paper, but how should she cite
it? I suggested using "personal communication"
in the body of the paper, but what about the
Literature Cited section? I don't remember ever
giving any citation for personal communications
in that section.

Pat Bowne



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