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Citing Sources

These examples will help you cite YouTube

Citing Online Videos

YouTube and Other Online Videos 
(i.e. VEVO, Stanford's eCorner, etc.)

APA


❶ Harold B. Library Productions. ❷ (2010, July 15). ❸ New spice: Study like a scholar, 
            scholar ❹ [Video file]. Retrieved from ❺ http://youtu.be/2Arlj236UHs

MLA

  "New Spice: Study like a Scholar, Scholar." ❼ Harold B. Library Productions,
           ❷ 15 July 2010. ❻ YouTube, ❺  youtu.be/2Arlj236UHs.  Accessed
           ❾  26 Sept. 2014.

Turabian


Bibliography Style (accompanies notes):
Citations to vidoes can normally be limited to the notes or text, but can be cited in the bibliography. See 17.8.3.5 of the Turabian Style Manual for more information about in-text citations. A sample bibliography entry is listed below.

❶ Harold B. Library Productions.  ❸  "New Spice: Study like a Scholar,
           Scholar"  ❹ (video). Posted ❷ July 15, 2010. Accessed ❾ September 26, 2014.
          ❺ http://youtu.be/2Arlj236UHs.

Reference List Style (accompanies parenthetical references):
❶ Harold B. Library Productions.  ❸  "New Spice: Study like a Scholar,
           Scholar"  ❹ (video). Posted ❷ July 15, 2010. Accessed ❾ September 26, 2014.
          ❺ http://youtu.be/2Arlj236UHs.

Chicago
(16th ed.)


Bibliography Style (accompanies notes):

❶ Harold B. Library Productions.  ❸  "New Spice: Study like a Scholar,
           Scholar."  ❹  YouTube video, ❿  0.54. Posted ❷ July 15, 2010. 
          ❺ http://youtu.be/2Arlj236UHs.
 
Reference List Style (accompanies parenthetical references):
❶ Harold B. Library Productions. ⓫  2010. ❸  "New Spice: Study like a Scholar,
           Scholar."  ❹  YouTube video, ❿  0.54. Posted ❷ July 15. 
          ❺ http://youtu.be/2Arlj236UHs.
 
** If you are using the 17th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style, refer to section 14.267 for information and examples.

Key:
❶  Author | ❷   Date (posted/created/updated) | ❸  Title of Video | ❹  Type of File/Media |
❺  URL | ❻  Title of Website | ❼  Publisher| ❽ Medium |
❾ Access Date  | ❿  Length of Recording  | ⓫  Year (posted/created) 

Chicago Edition Note

If you're using the Chicago Manual of Style, please note:

The Chicago example provided on this page for citing a YouTube video reflects the guidelines of the 16th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style.

A couple of minor changes, as well as additional guidelines and examples for citing such videos, have been added in the 17th edition. If you need further information, please refer to section 14.267 of the style manual for more explanation and examples.  If you have any questions, refer to the complete style manual below.