Answered By: Michael Pujals
Last Updated: Sep 28, 2018     Views: 56

No personal communication is included in your reference list; instead, parenthetically cite the communicator's name, the phrase "personal communication," and the date of the communication in your main text only.

Example: (E. Robbins, personal communication, January 4, 2001).

Example: A. P. Smith also claimed that many of her students had difficulties with APA style (personal communication, November 3, 2002).

 

Source: Purdue Online Writing Lab