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Answered By: Julie LaDell-Thomas
Last Updated: Nov 04, 2014     Views: 314

According to the Online Writing Lab at Purdue University:

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.

(E. Robbins, personal communication, January 4, 2001).
A. P. Smith also claimed that many of her students had difficulties with APA style (personal communication, November 3, 2002).

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