Emails

Personal Emails

AUTHOR/SENDER SURNAME, First Name or Initials., Year. Subject line [email]. Recipient Name SURNAME, First Name or Initials. email address. Day & month message sent.

Example: SMITH, J., 2014. Freedom of Information request [email]. JONES, A. foi@bbc.co.uk. 12 June.

Examples of in text citations:

The number of book loans has declined in line with national trends (Smith, 2014).

Data gathered by Smith (2014) clearly show that numbers of book loans continue to decline.

 Emails to electronic mailing lists

AUTHOR/SENDER SURNAME, First Name or Initials., Year. Subject line [email]. Discussion list email address. Day & month message sent.

Example: ROSS, D., 2013. Re:BSOS Cluster Down – now resolved [email]. BSOS-USERS-GROUP@JISCMAIL.AC.UK. 11 January.

Examples of in text citations:

Often the best solution is not the most obvious (Ross, 2013).

Ross (2013) illustrates that the best solution to a problem might not be the most obvious.