How to cite a YouTube Video in Science

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


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

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

Here’s an example YouTube Video citation in Science using placeholders.
Template:
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ChannelName, Title. YouTube (2000), , (available at 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:

Science YouTube Video citation:
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Pixar, Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube (2015), , (available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ).
Citing websites and links in Science is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension And an in-text citation YouTube Video reference in Science looks like this:
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Frequently Asked Questions — Science YouTube Video Referencing

How do I cite a YouTube Video in Science?

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

Is there a way to automatically cite a YouTube Video?

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

How do you reference a YouTube Video in Science?

The 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 Science?

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