Use the following template to cite a email using the Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition) citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Notes-Bibliography Format

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Author Surname, Author Forename. 'Title'. Email, Year Published.

Example:

Marshall, Jonathan. 'Oklahoma'. Email, 2014.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

Author Forename Author Surname, 'Title', email, Year Published.

Example

“It has clear organising principles, and some kind of hierarchy… about what aspect of the musical is most important and so tends to drive the performance along.” Jonathan Marshall Alice Horneto , 'Oklahoma', email, 2014.

Author-Date Format

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Author Surname, Author Forename. Letter. Year Published. 'Title'. Email.

Example:

Wild, Madeleine. LetterEmily Mullen to . 2014. 'Your Family'. Email.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

(Author Surname Year Published)

Example

Interviewer- "How many people do you have in your family?" 
Emily- "6, including myself"
Interviewer- "What are their names?"
Emily- Dad (Phil), Mum (Catherine), Sister (Lauren), Brothers (Damien and Chris)"
Interviewer- "Do you have any pets?"
Emily- "Yes, I have 2 dogs" (Wild 2014)

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