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APA Citation Style 6th Edition: A. Interview

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About Citing

For each type of source in this guide, both the general form and an example will be provided.

The following format will be used:

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase) -entry that appears in the body of your paper when you express the ideas of a researcher or author using your own words.  For more tips on paraphrasing check out The OWL at Purdue.

In-Text Citation (Quotation) -entry that appears in the body of your paper after a direct quote.

References - entry that appears at the end of your paper.

Information on citing and several of the examples were drawn from theAPA Manual (6th ed.).

An Interview (p. 179)

Personal interviews are not included in the reference list because they do not provide recoverable data. Cite them in text only.

General Format

      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 

      (Interviewee First Initial. Second Initial. Surname, personal communication, Month Day,

Year)

     

      In-Text Citation (Quotation):

      (Interviewee First Initial. Second Initial. Surname, personal communication, Month Day,

Year)

 

      References:

      Not included.


Example


 

      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 

      (Y. Martel, personal communication, April 15, 2005)

 

      In-Text Citation (Quotation):

      (Y. Martel, personal communication, April 15, 2005)

 

      References:

      Not included.
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