Q. How do I reference a Youtube video in APA?

Answer

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

Note: If the user's screen name is not available, list the screen name without brackets, as in the example below.


Reference example:
Funny Avenue.  (2017, August 2). Anchors can't stop laughing at honking dog. [Video file].  Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADLES7XROmo

Corresponding in-text citation: (Funny Avenue, 2017)


For more examples, review the APA Style Blog's How to Create a Reference for a YouTube Video post

  • Last Updated Nov 05, 2019
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  • Answered By Hannah Elliott

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