Answered By: Theresa Bell (she/her/hers)
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APA Style (7th ed.)

Lastname, A. [Screen name]. (year, month day). Title of video [Video]. Streaming video site name. URL

  • In-text citation: (Screen name, year, time stamp) 
  • See page 344 in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.).

TED Talk

If the video was retrieved from the TED website:

Robinson, K. (2006, February). Ken Robinson: How school kills creativity [Video]. TED Conferences.  http://www.ted.com/talks/ken_robinson_says_schools_kill_creativity.html

  • In-text citation: (Robinson, 2006, 15:45)

If the TED video was posted on YouTube and that's where you retrieved it (versus directly from ted.com):

TED. (2007, January 6). Do schools kill creativity|Sir Ken Robinson|TED Talks [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iG9CE55wbtY

  • In-text citation: (TED, 2007, 1:15)

For more information, see page 343 in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.).

YouTube Video

Fields, J. (2012, October 3). Brene Brown on the power of being vulnerable [Video]. YouTube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sd3DYvBGyFs

  • In-text citation: (Fields, 2012, 45:02)
  • See page 344 in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.) for more information.

Webinar

If an archived webinar is recoverable online, it can be cited as an online video as well. For example:

Axe, J., & Bell, T. (2017, March 27). Lunch and learn: Giving feedback on student writing [Webinar]. Royal Roads University. https://livestream.com/royalroads/events/7167907/videos/152782627

  • In-text citation: (Axe & Bell, 2017, 18:05)

If the webinar is livestreamed but not recorded, or if the recording is not publicly accessible, it is not included in a reference list, but cited as personal communication instead (American Psychological Association, 2020, p. 344).

Reference

American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.). https://doi.org/10.1037/0000165-000