Reference to a Personal Communication:
Personal communication includes e-mail, letters, memos, personal interviews. All forms of personal communication are not cited in the reference list, but they are cited in the text of your paper. See page 179 of the APA manual (REF BF 76.7 .P83 2010) for more information.
Many of the MPC databases provide MLA and APA citation formatting, but they are not always formatted correctly. Also, other online citation makers are not always accurate. It is important to check their accuracy against a citation style guide like this guide.
APA stands for American Psychological Association. APA Style is used to write papers and cite sources in the sciences such as nursing, psychology, and social sciences.
The purpose of citing sources is:
If you are asked to use APA format, be sure to consult the APA Publication Manual (6th edition), available at the MPC Library.
REF BF 76.7 .P83 2010