Q. How do I cite a commercial in an essay that I viewed on YouTube?
To see an example of citing a YouTube video:
- Visit the APA Help guide
- Click on References and In-text Citations Examples
- Look for the menu labeled Other
- YouTube videos examples are there.
Follow the second example on that page "Organization as author" to format your reference.
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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