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IWU OCLS Tutorials: Citing Videos - OCLS Support

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How do I cite videos?


Using Academic Writer 

There are several reference types in Academic Writer for videos. 

Select one of the reference types and fill out the form.


Audiovisual Media 

  • Film or Video 
  • Streaming and other online Video (Vimeo, etc.)
  • TED Talk


Websites, Social Media, and Online Forums 

  • YouTube (Video or channel)



Sample References


Streaming and other online Video


Cutts, S. (2017, November 24). Happiness [Video]. Vimeo.



YouTube Video


Pinkfong. (2016, June 17). Baby shark dance | sing and dance! | animals songs | Pinkfong songs for children [Video]. YouTube.



More information and examples



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