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Referencing (TAFE)


In-text citation

(Creator, Year)

Creator (Year)

(Harvard University, 2019)

Harvard University (2019)

To cite a direct quotation from an audiovisual source, include a timestamp in the in-text citation alongside the author and date indicating the point at which the quotation begins.

(Author, Year of production, Timestamp)

Direct Quote .....“I began to think impossible things, like I could even invite people home” (OCD-UK, 2009, 4:50).


Reference list

Creator. (Year, Month day). Title of video [Video]. YouTube. https://xxxxx

Harvard University. (2019, August 28). Soft robotic gripper for jellyfish [Video]. YouTube.

  • The same format is used for other streaming video platforms like Vimeo.
  • Use the name of the account that uploaded the video as the author.
  • If the account did not actually create the work, explain this in the text if it is important for readers to know. However, if that would mean citing a source that appears unauthoritative, you might also look for the author’s YouTube channel, official website, or other social media to see whether the same video is available elsewhere (American Psychological Association, 2020).

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