Streaming video from a library database

Important: Confirm with your lecturer whether you are using APA 6th or APA 7th as they are slightly different.

In-text citations


According to the latest research . . . (Cutts, 2017).

Cutts (2017) presents an interesting ...

Direct quote

Place direct quotes between double quotation marks " " and provide the year and a timestamp to indicate the exact starting point of the quote.

"To be truly happy…" (Cutts, 2017, 00:13).

Reference list


Author. [Username]. (Year, Month Day). Title [Format]. Website. URL

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

BBC World News. (2019, December 21). Meet the maestro: Leo Nucci [Video]. Informit EduTV. https://edutv-informit-com-au /watch-screen.php?videoID=4493898

Catalyst. (2019, October 22). Investigating body dsymorphia [Video]. ABC.

  • The person or organisation who uploaded the video is in the place of the author. Include the screen username in square brackets if different from the author’s real name.
  • Give the full date the video was uploaded.
  • Add the title in italics and the format in square brackets.
  • Give the website name you accessed the video from and the full URL.