How to cite a YouTube Video in The Astrophysical Journal

Use this template to cite a YouTube Video in the The Astrophysical Journal citation style.


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Citation Guide: YouTube Video in The Astrophysical Journal
Reference a YouTube Video in The Astrophysical Journal

How do you cite a YouTube Video in the The Astrophysical Journal referencing style?

Here’s an example YouTube Video citation in The Astrophysical Journal using placeholders.
Template:
ChannelName. 2000, YouTube, 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:

The Astrophysical Journal YouTube Video citation:
Pixar. 2015, YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
Citing websites and links in The Astrophysical Journal is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension And an in-text citation YouTube Video reference in The Astrophysical Journal looks like this:
(Tran 2008)

Frequently Asked Questions — The Astrophysical Journal YouTube Video Referencing

How do I cite a YouTube Video in The Astrophysical Journal?

You can very easily reference a YouTube Video in the “The Astrophysical Journal” 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 The Astrophysical Journal?

The The Astrophysical Journal 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 The Astrophysical Journal?

An in-text reference for a YouTube Video in The Astrophysical Journal is done like this:
(Author1 Lastname & Author2 Lastname 2000)
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