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Harvard Style Guide: Email communication

This guide explains how to use the Harvard Style. It includes a short tutorial.


Reference: Sender Last name, Initials (Year of message) Email to name of recipient, Day Month of communication.

Example: Scott, G. (2010) E-mail to John Bryce, 26 February.


  • Author(s) Last name (Year)
  • (Author(s) Last name, Year)


  • In an email response, Scott (2010)....
  • In an email to this author (Scott, 2010)


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