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Reference in APA 7

This guide provides formatting and presentation standards in APA 7 for ACAP students.

Reference Elements: YouTube & Other Streaming Services

Contributor, A. A., Creator, A. A., & Uploader, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of work [Description]. Production Company or Hosting Service. https://xxxxx

Uploader. (Year, Month Day). Title of work [Description]. Streaming Service Name. https://xxxxx

When citing services such as YouTube place the group or individual who uploaded the video in the author element (not the actual creator of the work). Creators and contributors can be noted as a part of the title element if desired.

For TED conferences or Webinars, use the presenter or creator in the author element.

Give the Title element a description in square brackets, e.g. [Video, Webinar, Podcast].

The production company, in these cases, may also be the hosting service such as YouTube, Vimeo, TED Conferences.

Vimeo dates (if missing) can be found by clicking the 'More' menu under the video title.

Include a URL only if it resolves without authentication. 

Moore, M. (2020, April 21). Michael Moore presents: Planet of the humans [Documentary]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zk11vI-7czE

Clarity Child Guidance Center. (2016, December 8). Using dialectical behavior therapy (DBT): Theory & behavioral chains part 1 [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E45eXvgbDFg

Australian College of Applied Psychology. (2017, May 18). Find Journal Articles For An Assessment Task [Video]. Vimeo. https://vimeo.com/217946696

TED. (2012, March 16). Brene Brown: Listening to shame [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psN1DORYYV0

Savory, A. (2013, February). How to fight desertification and reverse climate change [Video]. TED conferences. https://www.ted.com/talks/allan_savory_how_to_fight_desertification_and_reverse_climate_change

Australian College of Applied Psychology. (2017). Learn to navigate your online ACAP environment [Webinar]. https://sls.navitas-professional.edu.au/learn-navigate-your-online-acap-environment

Parenthetical Style

Despite the vast amounts of money spent, green energy is not replacing fossil fuels (Moore, 2020).

"Vulnerability is our most accurate measurement of courage" (TED, 2012, 05:01). 

Narrative Style

Moore (2020) marvels at the idea that green energy is not replacing fossil fuels, despite the vast amounts of money spent.

Savory (2013) explains that "fire also leaves the soil bare" (10:32).

Brown argues that "vulnerability is our most accurate measurement of courage" (TED, 2012, 05:01).