How to cite a YouTube Video in IEEE

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


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

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

Here’s an example YouTube Video citation in IEEE using placeholders.
Template:
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ChannelName, “Title”, YouTube, 01-Jan.-2000. [Online]. Available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. [Accessed: 16-May-2021].
So if we want to cite, for example, this YouTube video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ we’d do so like this:

IEEE YouTube Video citation:
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Pixar, “Pizza Clip — Inside Out”, YouTube, 03-Jun.-2015. [Online]. Available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. [Accessed: 16-May-2021].
Citing websites and links in IEEE is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension And an in-text citation YouTube Video reference in IEEE looks like this:
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Frequently Asked Questions — IEEE YouTube Video Referencing

How do I cite a YouTube Video in IEEE?

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

Is there a way to automatically cite a YouTube Video?

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

How do you reference a YouTube Video in IEEE?

The IEEE 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 IEEE?

An in-text reference for a YouTube Video in IEEE is done like this:
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