How to cite a YouTube Video in BibTeX generic citation style

Use this template to cite a YouTube Video in the BibTeX Generic Citation Style citation style.


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Citation Guide: YouTube Video in BibTeX generic citation style
Reference a YouTube Video in BibTeX generic citation style

How do you cite a YouTube Video in the BibTeX generic citation style referencing style?

Here’s an example YouTube Video citation in BibTeX generic citation style using placeholders.
Template:
@misc{ChannelName_2000, title={Title}, url={https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX}, journal={YouTube}, author={ChannelName}, year={2000}, month={Jan.} }
So if we want to cite, for example, this YouTube video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ we’d do so like this:

BibTeX generic citation style YouTube Video citation:
@misc{Pixar_2015, title={Pizza Clip — Inside Out}, url={https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ}, journal={YouTube}, author={Pixar}, year={2015}, month={Jun.} }
Citing websites and links in BibTeX generic citation style is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension And an in-text citation YouTube Video reference in BibTeX generic citation style looks like this:
Tran_2008

Frequently Asked Questions — BibTeX Generic Citation Style YouTube Video Referencing

How do I cite a YouTube Video in BibTeX Generic Citation Style?

You can very easily reference a YouTube Video in the “BibTeX Generic Citation Style” 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 BibTeX Generic Citation Style?

The BibTeX Generic Citation Style 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 BibTeX Generic Citation Style?

An in-text reference for a YouTube Video in BibTeX Generic Citation Style is done like this:
Author1 Lastname_Author2 Lastname_2000
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