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Multimedia Resources: How to Cite Media

Sources for video, images, and audio; tips and tools for creating and editing media; and information on citing media sources.

APA style examples

Video Recording
Spurlock, M. (Director). (2004). Super size me [Motion picture]. Available from IDP Films, 1133 Broadway, Suite 926, New York, NY 10010

Audio Recording
Thomas, G. (1996). Breath. On Didgeridoo: Ancient sound of the future [CD]. Oxnard, CA: Aquarius International Music.

Web Source
Zakaria, F. (Host), & McCullough, C. (Writer). (2007, March 6). In focus: American teens, Rwandan truths [Video file]. Retrieved from http://il.youtube.com/watch?v=1uTsQLH3vNQ&feature=related

MLA style examples

Video Recording
Waiting for "Superman". Dir. Davis Guggenheim. Perf. Bill Strickland, Geoffrey Canada, Michelle Rhee, and Randi Weingarten. Paramount Home Entertainment, 2011. DVD.

Audio Recording
Adele. "Rolling in the Deep". 21. XL Records, 2011. CD.

Web Source
Dorn, Geoff. "How to Tie a Tie". YouTube. 17 Nov. 2006. Web. 7 Apr. 2011. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MbXzI-IAdSc>

Chicago Style Examples

Video Recording
Still moving: Pilobolus at forty. Directed by Jeffrey Ruoff. 2012. Sharon, VT: New Boston Films, 2012. DVD.

Audio Recording
The National (Musical Group). Boxer. Compact Disc. Beggars Banquet Records, BBQ-252-1. 2007.

Web Source
Bio. Yarn Music. Accessed March 4, 2014. http://www.yarnmusic.net/bio.

Other style guides

Citing media in APA Style

Online APA style guides for a wide range of media and other non-print sources:

Online Writing Lab at Purdue University

For complete details on citing sources with APA style, consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed. Print copies are available at the Berry Information Desk and in the Reference collection at call number BF76.7 .P83 2010.

 

Citing media in MLA Style

Online MLA style guides for a wide range of media and other non-print sources:

The Online Writing Lab at Purdue University

For complete details on citing sources with MLA style, consult the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th ed. Print copies are available at the Berry Information Desk and in the Reference collection at call number LB2369 .G53 2009.

Citing media in Chicago Style

Chicago Manual of StyleThe Chicago Manual of Style Quick Guide

The Online Writing Lab at Purdue University

For complete details on citing sources with Chicago style, consult the Chicago Manual of Style.  Print copies are available at the Berry Information Desk and in the Reference collection at call number Z253 .C57. The eBook version is also available via the library catalog.

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