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APA Citation Guide, 6th edition: Youtube Video

About Citing Audiovisual Material

For each type of source in this guide, both the general form and an example will be provided.

The following format will be used:

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase) - entry that appears in the body of your paper when you express the ideas of a researcher or author using your own words.  For more tips on paraphrasing check out The OWL at Purdue.

In-Text Citation (Quotation) - entry that appears in the body of your paper after a direct quote.

References - entry that appears at the end of your paper.

Information on citing and several of the examples were drawn from the APA Manual (6th ed.).

Numbers in parentheses refer to specific pages in the manual.

Youtube Video (p. 215)

General Format 
 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Author Surname OR Screen name, Year)
     
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Author Surname OR Screen name, Year)
 
      References:
Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. OR Author screen name. (Year, Month Day {of video post}). Title of video [Video file]. Retrieved from URL of specific video
  
Example
 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Norton, 2006)
 
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Norton, 2006)
 
      References:
Norton, R. (2006, November 4). How to train a cat to operate a light switch [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vja83KLQXZs
 
 

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