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Academic Integrity - Referencing, Citation & Avoiding Plagiarism: Email communication

This guide explains what referencing and citation is and how to use the APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA and Vancouver Styles. It includes a short interactive tutorial on each style.

Email communication

Reference: Sender Last name, First name. "Subject Heading." Message to Recipient First Name Last Name. Day Month Year. Format.

Example: Scott, Graham. "Re: Information Literacy." Message to Aisling Quinn. 14 Feb. 2005. Email.

In-Text-Citation

  • (Sender Last name)

Example: 

  • Recent figures provided suggest that ... (Scott).
  • In an email sent to the author, Graham Scott suggests that the figures....
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