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APA Citation Style, 7th edition: Audiovisual Media

Helpful Tips

Question Mark Beanie Is there a difference in citing a television series, news clib or YouTube video?

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All Audiovisual media, whether it is a podcast, CD, news, YouTube video, television or film clip you should always provide the description in brackets [ ] to show the format in your citation.

Example: [Video file], [Television series episode], [Audio podcast], [CD].

Situations this Section Covers

This section will cover the following examples:

For more examples and information, consult the following publications:

About Citing Audiovisual Media

Tips!

Use the following basic format when citing a video:

Example:
Author or Producer Last Name, First Name. (Year, Month Date). Title of the video [Video file]. Retrieved from http://-list the entire website-

For each type of source in this guide, both the general form and an example will be provided.

The following format will be used:

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase) - entry that appears in the body of your paper when you express the ideas of a researcher or author using your own words.  For more tips on paraphrasing check out The OWL at Purdue.

In-Text Citation (Quotation) - entry that appears in the body of your paper after a direct quote.

References - entry that appears at the end of your paper.

Information on citing and several of the examples were drawn from the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.).