How to cite a YouTube Video in Spine

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


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

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

Here’s an example YouTube Video citation in Spine using placeholders.
Template:
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ChannelName. Title. YouTube. Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. 2000, Accessed September 17, 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:

Spine YouTube Video citation:
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. 2015, Accessed September 17, 2021.
Citing websites and links in Spine is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension And an in-text citation YouTube Video reference in Spine looks like this:
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Frequently Asked Questions — Spine YouTube Video Referencing

How do I cite a YouTube Video in Spine?

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

Is there a way to automatically cite a YouTube Video?

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

How do you reference a YouTube Video in Spine?

The Spine 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 Spine?

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