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UC Referencing Guide

Personal Communication

Format

Number Type of Communication from Author to Recipient, Day Month Year of Communication, Pinpoint.

Examples

6 Email from Mark Coleman to author, 11 July 2007.

10 Letters from Gordon W Allport to various recipients, 1930-1967.

EndNote Reference Type

Personal Communication (enter type of communication in Type and full date in Date)

Citing a Source Within a Source

When a source is directly quoted in another work enter the reference as:

Full source, quoting Full source

Lorelle Burton, Drew Weston and Robin Kowalski, Psychology (Milton, 2nd ed, 2009), quoting J C Overholser, 'Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Social Phobia' (2002) 32 Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy 125.


When a source is cited (or just mentioned) in another work enter the reference as:

Full source, cited in Full source

G E Schwartz, 'Personality and Health: An Integrative health Science Approach' in VP Makosky (ed), The G. Stanley Hall Lecture Series: Vol 7 (American Psychological Association, 1987), cited in Lorelle Burton, Drew Weston and Robin Kowalski, Psychology (Milton, 2nd ed, 2009) 576.