How to cite a Personal Communication in IEEE

Use this template to cite a Personal Communication in the IEEE citation style.


We also have guide for books, journal articles, papers, websits, YouTube videos, songs, podcast episodes, URLs, and other types of media.

Citation Guide: Personal Communication in IEEE
Reference a Personal Communication in IEEE

How do you cite a Personal Communication in the IEEE referencing style?

Here’s an example Personal Communication citation in IEEE using placeholders.
Template:
[1]
A. Authorlastname, “Title”, 01-Feb.-2000.
So if we want to cite, for example, an email message sent by Elisabeth Smith to John Doe we’d do so like this:

IEEE Personal Communication citation:
[1]
S. Elisabeth, “Email message to author”, 01-Feb.-2000.
Citing websites and links in IEEE is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension And an in-text citation Personal Communication reference in IEEE looks like this:
[1]

Frequently Asked Questions — IEEE Personal Communication Referencing

How do I cite a Personal Communication in IEEE?

You can very easily reference a Personal Communication in the “IEEE” referencing style by using the guide above as your guideline.

Is there a way to automatically cite a Personal Communication?

Yes — Use a IEEE reference generator, like Citationsy for example.

How do you reference a Personal Communication in IEEE?

The IEEE reference for a Personal Communication is done by several different rules — please see the example on this page.

How do you in-text reference a Personal Communication in IEEE?

An in-text reference for a Personal Communication in IEEE is done like this:
[1]
IEEE Citation Guides and IEEE templates with examples


*
Stop doing your references by hand

Sign up for free