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APA Guide

7th edition

Information You Need

To write a citation for a video you will need the following pieces of information:

APA Publication Manual, Seventh Edition - Audiovisual media are covered in Sections 10.12–10.14. In the manual, these examples and more are separated into categories for audiovisual, audio, and visual media.


Anatomy of a video citation

In callouts Author, Date, Title, Pub Info. Citation example: Harvard University. )2019, August 28). Soft robotic gripper for jellyfish [Video]. Youtube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guRoWTYfxMs

Videos

APA Publication Manual, Seventh Edition - Film and television references are covered in Section 10.12

APA Publication Manual, Seventh Edition - Audiovisual Media and YouTube video references are covered in Section 10.12. References for YouTube channels follow the social media template in Section 10.15.



Narrative In-text

Author (Date)
Cutts (2017)

Parenthetical

(Author, Date)
(Cutts, 2017)

Reference:

Author's last name, First initial. (Year of publication, Month Day). Title of video [Format]. Source. URL
Cutts, S. (2017, November 24). Happiness [Video]. Vimeo. https://vimeo.com/244452025

APA Publication Manual, Seventh Edition - TED Talk references are covered in Section 10.12