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CSE (Council of Science Editors) Style Guide

Personal Communications & Interviews

In CSE style, interviews and other forms of unpublished personal communication, such as email, letters and memos, are not included in the reference list. Cite interviews and personal communication in parentheses within the text of your paper.
 
General Format
 
In-Text Citation:
(date type of communication)

 

Example
 
In-Text Citation:
...although this is not an easy thing to do (2008 letter from S Neifer to me), it is well worth the effort.