Answered By: Jennifer Harris Last Updated: Nov 09, 2017 Views: 2471
According to the MLA Handbook 8th edition, to cite a YouTube video you would include as many of the core elements as you can.
"Title of Video." YouTube, uploaded by Username, Date, URL (without the http://).
AuthorLastName, AuthorFirstName. "Title of Video." YouTube, uploaded by Username, Date, URL (without the http://).
For example (don't forget to indent the second and subsequent lines):
"Find Databases." YouTube, uploaded by shapirolibrary, 19 July 2016, youtu.be/P1S81uqfYDc.
- MLA guide (Shapiro Library)
- MLA (8th Ed.) Research paper Basics (Atomic Learning - log in using your SNHU email username and password)
For further help please contact the Wolak Learning Center at 603.645.9606 (UC Students) and Online Writing Center at 866.721.1662 (Online/COCE Students) for assistance with citing YouTube videos in MLA style.
You may also want to consider:
- How do I cite sources in MLA style?
- How do I do an in-text citation in MLA style?
- How do I cite an image in MLA style?
This information is intended to be a guideline, not expert advice. Please be sure to speak to your professor about the appropriate way to a YouTube video in your class assignments and projects.
"How do I cite an online video?" The MLA Style Center. The Modern Language Association of America. 28 September 2017, style.mla.org/2017/09/28/citing-an-online-video/.
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