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How do I cite an interview conducted through Facebook Messenger?
To cite an interview conducted through a messaging app such as Facebook Messenger, follow our guidelines for citing an interview conducted by e-mail. In the “Title of… Read More
How do I cite an oral history interview republished in a reader or textbook?
To cite an oral history interview republished in a reader or textbook, treat the textbook as your source, since that is where you found the… Read More
Do I need to indicate in my works-cited-list entry that I conducted an interview orally?
No, but if it’s important for your reader to know, you can write “Oral interview” as a description in the “Title of source” slot in the… Read More
Is it OK to edit out speech tics such as “er” and “um” when I quote from a personal interview?
Yes, you may edit out speech tics from personal interviews, but you should mention in a note the first time you quote from the interview… Read More
If more than one person is interviewed in the same interview, do I create separate entries for each person or treat them as coauthors in a single entry?
One interview is one work, no matter how many people are being interviewed or how many people are conducting the interview, so you should create… Read More
How do I cite a personal interview when the interviewee wishes to remain anonymous?
If a person you are interviewing wishes to remain anonymous, do not create a works-cited-list entry for the interview. Instead, indicate in an endnote that… Read More
How do I cite an interview when the interviewee has been attributed in my prose?
In an interview, the person being interviewed is generally considered the author; thus the works-cited-list entry for the interview will be listed under that person’s… Read More