How to cite a YouTube Video in Public Library of Science

Use this template to cite a YouTube Video in the Public Library Of Science citation style.


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Citation Guide: YouTube Video in Public Library of Science
Reference a YouTube Video in Public Library of Science

How do you cite a YouTube Video in the Public Library of Science referencing style?

Here’s an example YouTube Video citation in Public Library of Science using placeholders.
Template:
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ChannelName. Title. In: YouTube [Internet]. 1Jan.2000 [cited 16Jun.2021]. Available: 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:

Public Library of Science YouTube Video citation:
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. In: YouTube [Internet]. 3Jun.2015 [cited 16Jun.2021]. Available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
Citing websites and links in Public Library of Science is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension And an in-text citation YouTube Video reference in Public Library of Science looks like this:
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Frequently Asked Questions — Public Library Of Science YouTube Video Referencing

How do I cite a YouTube Video in Public Library Of Science?

You can very easily reference a YouTube Video in the “Public Library Of Science” 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 Public Library Of Science?

The Public Library Of Science 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 Public Library Of Science?

An in-text reference for a YouTube Video in Public Library Of Science is done like this:
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