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Citing Business Sources in APA Style

A guide to citing business information sources according the the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th edition

Reference List Examples: Audiovisual Sources

How can I cite audiovisual sources in APA Style?

This page provides a few examples of how to cite difference types of audiovisual resources such as motion pictures, documentaries, podcasts, or online videos.

See: Section 7.07 Audiovidual Media in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition

See: APA Style Blog. Relevant "how to" posts are linked below for easy retrieval.

6.1: Video (DVD or videotape)

Note: An APA Style reference for a motion picture requires the names of the producer, director, film title, and country of origin. If you used a source available in the Brock University Library collection, then this information is provided in the Library Catalogue record for the item. Remember to include the format notation, such as motion picture or DVD,  in square brackets after the title.

Example 1: motion picture

Rudin, S. (Producer), & Fincher, D. (Director). (2010). The social network [Motion picture]. United States: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Example 2: documentary film on DVD

Remerowski, T. (Producer). (2010). Google world [DVD]. Canada: CBC Learning.

 

6.2: Online Video (NFB, Youtube, Vimeo or other online video website)

See: "How to create a reference for a YouTube video" (APA Style Blog how-to article). Note that you are not required to place the video title in italics.

Example 1: Youtube

BrockLibrary (2011). Evaluating web resources [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_RyObc4kWo

Example 2: video posted on a website

CBC News (2012, July 10). RIM woos shareholders [Video file] . Retrieved from http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/story/2012/07/10/rim-blackberry-agm.html

6.3: Online Video (streaming video from a Library Database)

Note: if you retrieved a video from Business Source Complete, determine if you are citing the video or the transcript and include the format in square brackets after the title. Do not italicize the format designation.

Example 1: video

Gupta, S. (2010). New media and digital marketing. Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series [Video file]. Retrieved from Business Source Complete database.

Example 2: transcript

Gupta, S. (201). New media and digital marketing. Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series [Transcript]. Retrieved from Business Source Complete database.