Answered By: Jennifer Harris
Last Updated: Jun 19, 2017     Views: 1941

According to the APA Style Blog post "How to Create a Reference for a YouTube Video," the general format is as follows (don't forget to indent the second and subsequent lines):

Author, A. A. [Screen name]. (year, month day). Title of video [Video file]. Retrieved from http://xxxxx

Apsolon, M. [markapsolon]. (2011, September 9). The Haunting Tape 14 (ghost caught on video) [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nyGCbxD848

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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 a website.

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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 cite a YouTube video in your class assignments and projects.

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