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APA Style Citation Examples: Media

Figures (Graphs, Charts, Maps, Drawings, Photographs)

  • Figures should be numbered consecutively with Arabic numerals
  • Figure title should be brief, but descriptive of the content of the figure. For example, Figure IX. Population of Maryville, MO by gender (2014).
  • Mention the figure within the text
  • Obtain written permission for print/electronic reuse and give proper credit in the figure capation:
    • Journal: From "Title of Article," by A. N. Author and C. O. Author, year, Title of Journal, Volume, p. xx. Copyright [year] by the Name of Copyright Holder. Reprinted [or Adapted] with permission.
    • Book: From Title of Book (p. xxx), by A. N. Author and C. O. Author, year, Place of Publication: Publisher. Copyright [year] by the Name of Copyright Holder. Reprinted [or Adapted] with permission.
    • Web: From "Title of Web Document," by A. N. Author and C. O. Author, year (http://URL). Copyright [year] by Name of Copyright Holder. Reprinted [or Adapted] with permission.
  • Disclose substantive modifications to photographic images
  • See additional examples in the APA Style Blog: How to Cite Sources in a Table

Video

Films on Demand

REFERENCE 

(For more examples look on page 209 of the 6th edition)

[ Example ]

Peters, W. (Producer). (1985). A class divided [Motion Picture]. Available from http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=97348&xtid=40876

Link to original video

IN TEXT 

(Peters, 1985).

YouTube 

REFERENCE (ONE AUTHOR)

Troy, J. (2015, April 7). Miscue analysis read aloud [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Z6-V0emQtc.

Link to original video

IN TEXT 

(Troy, 2015).

REFERENCE

(For more examples look on page 209 in the 6th edition)

[ Example ]

D'Arcangelo, M. (Producer). (2007). A visit to a school moving toward differentiation [DVD]. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. 

IN TEXT 

(D'Arcangelo, 2007).

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Note

Consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed., for more examples of audiovisual media reference citations (page 209-210, section 7.07) or figures (pages 150-167)

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