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Chicago Footnote Referencing - Theology students: Interviews/Emails/Personal Communication

This guide provides information on how to reference using the Chicago Footnote referencing style. PLEASE NOTE: counselling and education students should use APA referencing style

Interviews and personal communication

Generally personal communication such as interviews are not included in your Bibliography. If unsure check with your lecturer.

Footnote

1st citation 

Interviewee First name Surname (position they hold if relevant), in discussion with Interviewer First name, Surname, Place if applicable, Date of Interview.

Andrew Macmillan (principal adviser, Investment Center Division, FAO), in discussion with the author, Sydney, September 1998.

 

Subsequent citations

Surname (position they hold if relevant), in discussion with Interviewer Surname, Place if applicable, Date of Interview.

Macmillan (principal adviser, Investment Center Division, FAO), in discussion with the author, Sydney, September 1998.

 

With interviews conducted as part of a research project, where confidentiality and anonymity needs to be maintained other descriptive phrases can be used in place of a name. Generally personal communication such as interviews are not included in your Bibliography. If unsure check with your lecturer.

Footnote

1st and subsequent citations 

Interview with descriptive phrase, Month Day, Year.

Interview with health care worker, August 10, 1999.

 

Generally personal communication such as emails, letters and text messages are not included in your Bibliography. If unsure check with your lecturer.

Footnote

1st citation 

First name, Surname, email/letter/text message to First name Surname, Month Day, Year.

Constance Conlon, email message to John Smith, April 17, 2000.

 

Subsequent citations

Surname, email/letter/text message to Surname, Month Day, Year

Conlon, email message to Smith, April 17, 2000.

 

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