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Email and Email List (Listserve) Messages 


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References to email and email list messages, like those to other forms of personal communications (see also , Special Print Materials, Unpublished Material), should be listed parenthetically in the text rather than in the reference list and should include the name and highest academic degree(s) of the person who sent the message and the date the message was sent. Note: As with all personal communications, permission should be obtained from the author. An example of an email citation, appearing in running text, is given below: There have been no subsequent reports of toxic reactions in the exposed groups (Joan Smith,

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