Answered By: Jennifer Harris
Last Updated: Jun 13, 2018     Views: 30760

The Chicago Manual of Style (17th edition) includes YouTube videos under their videos and multimedia information (see Section 14.267: Videos, podcasts, and other online multimedia for more information). The general format is outlined below and you should include as much information as possible. 

General Format:

10. AuthorFirstName AuthorLastName, “Title of Video,” YouTube video, running time, publication date, URL.

For Example:

10. shapirolibrary, “Interview with Professor David Gou – 3D Printer Gripper,” YouTube Video, 1:10, December 19, 2017, https://youtu.be/SfsZjoD2Frk.

Shortened Notes:

11. shapirolibrary, “Interview with Professor David Gou."

Corresponding Bibliography Entry:

shapirolibrary. “Interview with Professor David Gou – 3D Printer Gripper.” YouTube Video, 1:10. December 19, 2017. https://youtu.be/SfsZjoD2Frk.

More information:

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 websites in Chicago style.

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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 website in your class assignments and projects.

References

University of Chicago. (2017). The Chicago Manual of Style. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

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