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LSBU Harvard Referencing: Emails

Format of the reference

You will need:

  • Name of sender
  • Year sent
  • Message subject
  • Name of recipient
  • Day and month of message



Sender’s surname, Initials. (Year sent) Message subject. Personal email to: name of recipient, day and month of message.


Beam, J. (2021) RE: New passwords for off-campus access. Personal e-mail to: J. Daniels, 12 June. In-text citation: (Beam, 2018)

In-text citation: (Beam, 2021)

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LSBU Harvard Referencing Quick Guide