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UQ Harvard referencing style

The Harvard style is a generic author-date style for citing and referencing information used.

Element of the citation - Personal communication

Information obtained by interview, telephone call, letter or email should be documented in the text, but should NOT be included in the list of References.

Email or personal communication

Reference type Example

When interviewed on 15 June 1995, Dr Peter Jones explained that …


This was later verbally confirmed (P Jones 1995, pers. comm., 15 June).

Reference list  Do not include in the Reference List