In-text citations

Paraphrasing

When interviewing Neil Armstrong about his experiences on the moon …" (Armstrong)

Direct quote

Place direct quotes between double quotation marks " " and provide the page number(s).

"Originally, when they started first talking about lunar landing …" (Armstrong).

Works Cited

TEMPLATE

Interviewee. “Title.” By Interviewer. Day Month Year. Title of Whole Work. Website Name (if online) Publisher, Date.

Online (transcript)

Armstrong, Neil A. “An Interview with Neil Armstrong.” By Dr. Stephen E. Ambrose and Dr. Douglas Brinkley. 19 Sept. 2001.Johnson Space Center Oral History Project. NASA, 2001, www.nasa.gov/pdf/62281main_armstrong_oralhistory.pdf. Transcript.

  • Interviews can be used as references if recoverable by your reader (e.g., transcripts or audio/video files/recordings). Treat private or informal interviews as personal communications (See Other sources, Personal communication).
  • Give the interviewee’s name at the beginning of the entry. Give the title, if there is one, in quotation marks followed by the interviewer’s name. If no title, use the statement ‘Interview by’ and the interviewer’s name. Format the rest of the entry according to the category of material accessed.