How to cite a YouTube Video in Elementa

Use this template to cite a YouTube Video in the Elementa citation style.


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Citation Guide: YouTube Video in Elementa
Reference a YouTube Video in Elementa

How do you cite a YouTube Video in the Elementa referencing style?

Here’s an example YouTube Video citation in Elementa using placeholders.
Template:
ChannelName. 2000 Jan.1. Title. YouTube. Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 2021Sep.20.
So if we want to cite, for example, this YouTube video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ we’d do so like this:

Elementa YouTube Video citation:
Pixar. 2015 Jun.3. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 2021Sep.20.
Citing websites and links in Elementa is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension And an in-text citation YouTube Video reference in Elementa looks like this:
(Tran, 2008)

Frequently Asked Questions — Elementa YouTube Video Referencing

How do I cite a YouTube Video in Elementa?

You can very easily reference a YouTube Video in the “Elementa” referencing style by using the guide above as your guideline.

Is there a way to automatically cite a YouTube Video?

Yes — Use a Elementa reference generator, like Citationsy for example.

How do you reference a YouTube Video in Elementa?

The Elementa 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 Elementa?

An in-text reference for a YouTube Video in Elementa is done like this:
(Author1 Lastname and Author2 Lastname, 2000)
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