Answered By: Jennifer Harris Last Updated: Oct 19, 2020 Views: 674534
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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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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