How to cite a Personal Communication in The Astrophysical Journal

Use this template to cite a Personal Communication in the The Astrophysical Journal citation style.


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Citation Guide: Personal Communication in The Astrophysical Journal
Reference a Personal Communication in The Astrophysical Journal

How do you cite a Personal Communication in the The Astrophysical Journal referencing style?

Here’s an example Personal Communication citation in The Astrophysical Journal using placeholders.
Template:
Authorlastname, A. 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:

The Astrophysical Journal Personal Communication citation:
Elisabeth, S. 2000
Citing websites and links in The Astrophysical Journal is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension And an in-text citation Personal Communication reference in The Astrophysical Journal looks like this:
(Elisabeth 2000)

Frequently Asked Questions — The Astrophysical Journal Personal Communication Referencing

How do I cite a Personal Communication in The Astrophysical Journal?

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

Is there a way to automatically cite a Personal Communication?

How do you reference a Personal Communication in The Astrophysical Journal?

The The Astrophysical Journal 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 The Astrophysical Journal?

An in-text reference for a Personal Communication in The Astrophysical Journal is done like this:
(Authorlastname 2000)
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