Rev. November 2014, AD
Streaming Video Retrieved from Open Web (YouTube,
Streaming videos are delivered through the web, for example those available on
YouTube. Some streaming videos were first published in another medium, such as DVD.
Locating a video on the open web often depends upon knowing the name or screenname
of the the person who posted the video. U
se the poster’s name for author; if there is no
real name, use the screen name in its place, without brackets.
If you are not able to find out all the information identified in the general format, include
only what is available from the source.
Citation information required and general format:
Last name, First initials. [Screen name]. (Year, Month Day). Title of streaming video:
Subtitle of streaming video [Video file]. Retrieved from URL
Reference list citation examples – Streaming Video
Real corporate name given:
Government of Alberta. [YourAlberta]. (2012, September 11).
Reclamation in Alberta’s
boreal forest [Video file]. Retrieved from
Real name given:
Braden, W. [WillBraden]. (2007, May 24). Henri [Video file]. Retrieved from
No real name; screen name only:
SevereAvoidance. (2012, October 17). More grumpy cat [Video file]. Retrieved from
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