How to cite a Personal Communication in SPIE journals

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


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Citation Guide: Personal Communication in SPIE journals
Reference a Personal Communication in SPIE journals

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

Here’s an example Personal Communication citation in SPIE journals using placeholders.
Template:
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A. Authorlastname, “Title” (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:

SPIE journals Personal Communication citation:
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S. Elisabeth, “Email message to author” (2000).
Citing websites and links in SPIE journals is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension And an in-text citation Personal Communication reference in SPIE journals looks like this:
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Frequently Asked Questions — SPIE Journals Personal Communication Referencing

How do I cite a Personal Communication in SPIE Journals?

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

Is there a way to automatically cite a Personal Communication?

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

How do you reference a Personal Communication in SPIE Journals?

The SPIE Journals 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 SPIE Journals?

An in-text reference for a Personal Communication in SPIE Journals is done like this:
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