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Referencing with APA: Video or films on YouTube

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APA Publication Manual

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APA 6 manual


Video or film on YouTube

To be made up of:

  • Creator (surname followed by initials) and/or [Screen name].
  • Year, month day (in round brackets).
  • Title of video (in italics).
  • [Video file].
  • Retrieved from URL.

 In-text citation:

The video produced by the University of Birmingham (2010) shows…

(TASC, 1987)

Reference list:

University of Birmingham. (2010, December 15). The University of Birmingham experience [YouTube]. Retrieved from

TASC. (1987). Object lessons: teaching science in schools [Video recording]. London.

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