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Video Resources

Guide for locating video resources

Citing Videos in MLA

Video from a database:

Name of Video. Producer, Year Produced. Name of Database. Format. Day Month Year 
          accessed.

Example from Films on Demand:

Antigone. Films Media Group, 1984. Films On Demand. Web. 09 March 
                 2011.

 

Video segment from a database:

"Segment Name." Name of Video. Producer, Year Produced. Name of Database. Format. Day Month Year accessed.

Example from Films on Demand:

“Effects of Global Warming.” The Arctic Circle: On Thin Ice. Films Media Group, 
           2009. Films On Demand. Web. 16 March 2011.

 

Movies on DVD or VHS:

Title of Film. Name of Director. Names of Key Performers. Year of Original Film’s Release. Film Studio, Year of Release. Medium of Reception.

Example:

School of Rock. Dir. Richard Linklater. Perf. Jack Black, Joan Cusack, Mike White, and Sarah Silverman. 2003. Paramount, 2004. DVD.

 

YouTube video:

"Segment Name." Producer. Title of overall web site. Year Produced.  Format. Day 
                Month Year accessed.

Example:

“Japan quake: The force behind tsunamis. CNN. YouTube. 2011. Web. 16
            March 2011.

 

Online Citation Guides

Here is a good place to place links to particular citation styles used in the subject area for your guide.

Some general examples:

American Psychological Association Official Website (APA)

The Chicago Manual of Style Online

The American Medical Association

From The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL):

MLA

APA

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