A YouTube video: How do I write the reference list entry?
Motivation2Study. (2019, August 19). 4 tips to improve your public speaking – how to captivate an audience [Video] . YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=962eYqe–Yc
Author – WHO? Use the name of the person or the organization who uploaded the video. Check you have included the period “.” in the correct place.
Date – WHEN? Write the date the video was posted in the format year, month date number, enclosed in parentheses ( ). Check you have included the period “.” in the correct place.
Title – WHAT? Write the title of the video in italics. Use sentence-style capitalization, meaning the initial letter of the first word should be capitalized, following words should be lower case. If there is a period *.” or colon “:” in the title of the video, the initial letter of the following word should be capitalized. The names of people, countries, and so on should have an initial capital letter. Add the word Video in square brackets [Video]. End the title with a period “.”.
Source – WHERE? You should include the URL as a hyperlink (i.e. beginning with http:// or https://).
Corresponding in-text citation styles
Parenthetical citation: The hospitality industry will expand by 3% (Motivation2Study, 2019).
Narrative citation: Motivation2Study predicts that the hospitality industry will expand by 3% (2019).
For more information, see
American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.), p.344.
American Psychological Association. (n.d). Reference examples – a webpage on a website. https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/references/examples#video