Answered By: Rachel Willard
Last Updated: Apr 20, 2017     Views: 7656

When you cite DVDs and webcasts in APA format, remember that the speaker is not important in your citations; it does not matter who gave the presentation. Instead, for DVDs, webcasts, and online videos, use the publisher of the source as well as the year of publication to create citations. 


 Type of media

 Reference Entry*  Citation
 Stand-alone DVD

 Laureate Education. (Producer). (Year). Name of program
    [DVD]. Baltimore, MD: Author.

(Laureate Education, 2013)
 DVD in a series

 Laureate Education. (Producer). (Year). Program number: Name
      of program [DVD]. In Name of series. Baltimore, MD: Author.

(Laureate Education, 2013)
 Stand-alone  webcast

 Laureate Education. (Producer). (Year). Name of
[Video file]. Retrieved from

(Laureate Education, 2013)

 Laureate Education. (Producer). (Year). Name of
[Webinar]. Retrieved from

(Laureate Education, 2013)


*See the Academic Skills Center's Microsoft Word tutorials for APA formatting to learn how to create a hanging indent for your reference entries.


Note: If you do not know the year the video was published, APA allows for you to use (n.d.) for no date.


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