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APA Citation Style, 6th edition: Interview

A guide to help users create citations using APA (American Psychological Association) style, 6th edition.

An Interview (p. 179)

Important Note: Personal interviews are not included in the reference list because they do not provide recoverable data. Cite them IN TEXT ONLY.

Personal Communication Includes letters, phone calls, email messages, and interviews. (p. 179 section 6.20)

General Format 
 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Interviewee First Initial. Second Initial. Surname, personal communication, Month Day,
      Year)
     
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Interviewee First Initial. Second Initial. Surname, personal communication, Month Day,
      Year)
 
      References:
      Not included
  
Example
 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (J. Brown, personal communication, April 27, 2010)
 
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (J. Brown, personal communication, April 27, 2010)
 
      References:
        Not included

     
  

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