Answered By: Jennifer Harris
Last Updated: Oct 19, 2020     Views: 662778

According to the APA Style 7th edition the general format is as follows:

Username. (Year, Month Day). Title of video [Video]. YouTube. https://xxxxx

For example (don't forget to indent the second and subsequent lines):

markapsolon. (2011, September 9). The haunting tape 14 (ghost caught on video) [Video]. YouTube.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nyGCbxD848

shapirolibrary. (2017, July 24). IBISWorld - industry reports & information [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ot98iAtFzfo

NOTE: The screen name should follow the capitalization that appears on YouTube. The URLs should link to the source.

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