Q. How do I cite a YouTube video?


To cite a YouTube video in APA format: 

  • Visit the APA Help page
  • Click on References and In-text Citation Examples
  • Go to the Other category and choose YouTube from the menu.



Personal author

Goyen, A. (Producer). (2014, February 22). Downtown Marquette dog sled races [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gW3CNCGGgTY

Paraphrase:(Goyen, 2014). Quotation:(Goyen, 2014, <section title>).

Organization as author

University of Chicago (Producer). (2007, December 12). European cartographers and the Ottoman world, 1500--1750 [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xax5d4IKqrQ

Paraphrase: (University of Chicago, 2007). Quotation:(University of Chicago, 2007).


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  • Last Updated Jun 04, 2019
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