Below are examples of how to cite a personal communication in common citation styles.If you do not have the human books name, you can use the human books title as a replacement. If you still have questions, feel free to contact the library, or confirm with your professor.
In-Text Citation: (J. Smith, personal communication, August 15, 2009)
Reference List: “Because they do not provide recoverable data, personal communications are not included in the reference list. Cite personal communication in text only. Give the initials as well as the surname of the communicator, and provide as exact date as possible.”