Examples: ● (J. Smith, personal communication, August 15, 2018) ● J. Smith (personal communication, August 15, 2018) For examples of how to cite an interview you've read, see the APA Style blog . Tip on Citation of Class Handouts The author is your professor. After the hand out's title, add the description "Student handout" and the name of the college. Citation for MSN Essentials: American Association of Colleges of Nursing. (2011). The essentials of master’s education in nursing. Washington, DC. Retrieved from . How to cite the organization's internal information located on the intranet Remember that intranet sources like hospital intranets are not generally accessible to the public….however, there is still a way to cite these kinds of sources using APA. Example – Intranet source and APA You use a directive that is on the intranet of the company Apple. Short citation in the text: From the directive (Apple, 2014) it appears that the fixed working hours of 9:00 to 18:00 are… Complete reference in the reference list: Apple. (2014, September 18). Employees directive [Directive]. Accessed on intranet.apple.com/newsupdate/directive.pdf A source from the intranet Sources from the intranet, such as a figure or table about the sales figures or an internal work rule, for example, are not accessible to the public.
When you use a source that is not publicly available, mention the source briefly in the text but not in the reference list. We then call the source ‘ personal communication ’. This means that you should consider a source from the intranet as a ‘personal communication’. In the official guidelines of APA Style, there is nothing about using a source from the intranet. But on the APA’s blog there is an answer to a question about using intranet sources. It appears from the answer that there are two options. Option 1 – Source is not available to the readers of your paper When you, as the writer, know that the readers of your dissertation have no access to the source, then you treat the intranet source as ‘personal communication’. Thus, you don’t record the source in the reference list.
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