Harvard Examples - QUT resources and personal communications - Personal communication

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Professor R. Collins stated in a personal conversation on April 16, 2014, that…


It was confirmed that this organism was present by Professor R. Collins … (Personal interview, April 16, 2014).

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Name the person, his/her title, the type of communication (e.g. email, letter) and the date.