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APA 7th Edition Citation Examples

Format for streaming videos


Author last name, first initial. (Date). Title of video [Video]. Host site. URL


  • Author: List the last name, followed by the first initial (and second initial). See Authors for more information. The person or group who uploaded the video should be credited as the author for citation purposes, even if that person or group did not create the video. If an author's real name isn't known, provide the user name. If both the real name and user name are known, provide the real name followed by the user name between brackets.
  • Date: List the date between parentheses, followed by a period.
  • Title of video: In italics. Capitalize the first word of the title, subtitle, and proper nouns, followed by [Video] and then a period.
  • Host site: List the name of the site that hosts the video, followed by a period.
  • URL: List URL.

See specific examples below.

Free Web

Heffernan, M. (2015, May). Why it's time to forget the pecking order at work [Video]. Ted Conferences.


Fogarty, M. [Grammar Girl]. (2020, April 23). Why are we overwhelmed and not just whelmed? [Video]. YouTube.

More info

See Publication Manual, 10.12.