How to cite a YouTube Video in APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix)

Use this template to cite a YouTube Video in the APA 6th Edition ("doi:" DOI Prefix) citation style.


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Citation Guide: YouTube Video in APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix)
Reference a YouTube Video in APA 6th edition (

How do you cite a YouTube Video in the APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix) referencing style?

Here’s an example YouTube Video citation in APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix) using placeholders.
Template:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. Retrieved June 21, 2021, from YouTube website: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So if we want to cite, for example, this YouTube video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ we’d do so like this:

APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix) YouTube Video citation:
Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. Retrieved June 21, 2021, from YouTube website: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
Citing websites and links in APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix) is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension And an in-text citation YouTube Video reference in APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix) looks like this:
(Tran, 2008)

Frequently Asked Questions — APA 6th Edition ("doi:" DOI Prefix) YouTube Video Referencing

How do I cite a YouTube Video in APA 6th Edition ("doi:" DOI Prefix)?

You can very easily reference a YouTube Video in the “APA 6th Edition ("doi:" DOI Prefix)” referencing style by using the guide above as your guideline.

Is there a way to automatically cite a YouTube Video?

How do you reference a YouTube Video in APA 6th Edition ("doi:" DOI Prefix)?

The APA 6th Edition ("doi:" DOI Prefix) reference for a YouTube Video is done by several different rules — please see the example on this page.

How do you in-text reference a YouTube Video in APA 6th Edition ("doi:" DOI Prefix)?

An in-text reference for a YouTube Video in APA 6th Edition ("doi:" DOI Prefix) is done like this:
(Author1 Lastname & Author2 Lastname, 2000)
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