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APA Citation Style, Seventh Edition: Online and Streaming Videos

Section 10.12

This page provides guidance on citing YouTube videos, TED talks, and recorded webinars. 
 
 
General Format: YouTube Video  
 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Video Uploader OR Screen name, Year)
     
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Video Uploader OR Screen name, Year)
 
      References:
Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. OR Author screen name. (Year, Month Day). Title of video [Video]. YouTube. https://URL of video
  
Example 1: YouTube Video
 
       In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
       (University of Lethbridge, 2019)
 
       In-Text Citation (Quotation):
       (University of Lethbridge, 2019)
 
       References:
University of Lethbridge. (2019, January 19). Library website basics [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=roTv-9csS80
 
 
General Format: TED Talk 
 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Speaker Surname, Year)
     
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Speaker Surname, Year)
 
       References:
Speaker Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year, Month Day). Title of talk [Video]. TED Conferences OR Youtube. https://URL of video
 
NOTE: When the TED talk comes from TED's website, use the name of the speaker as the author. If the TED talk comes from YouTube, list the owner of the YouTube account as the author. 

 

Example 2: TED Talk

       In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
       (Adichie, 2009)
 
       In-Text Citation (Quotation):
       (Adichie, 2009)
 
       References:
Adichie, C. N. (2009, July). The danger of a single story [Video]. TED Conferences. https://www.ted.com/talks/chimamanda_adichie_the_danger_of_a_single_story/up-next
 
 
General Format: Recorded Webinar 
       
       In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
       (Speaker Surname, Year)
 
       In-Text Citation (Quotation):
       (Speaker Surname, Year)
      
       References:
Speaker Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year). Title of webinar [Webinar]. Organization or Institution that hosted the original webinar. https://URL of specific video
 

Example 3: Recorded Webinar

       In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
       (Yule, 2018)
 
       In-Text Citation (Quotation):
       (Yule, 2018)
 
       References:
Yule, A. (2018). Recovery support for young people with opioid use disorders [Webinar]. American Psychiatric Association. ​https://bit.ly/2qlHj0K