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APA Style 6th Edition: Media

Quick reference guide for APA Style rules

Media

 

Motion Picture [APA Manual, p. 209]

 Producer, A. (Producer), & Director, A. (Director). (Year of release). Title of  movie [Motion picture]. 

            Country of origin: Studio.

 Example:

Caroll, G. (Producer) & Rosenberg, S. (1991). Cool hand Luke [Motion picture]. United States: Warner Bros.

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Video [APA Manual, p. 209]

 Producer, A. (Producer), & Director A. (Director). (Year of release). Title of video [format]. Available from

            Producer name and mailing or web address.

 Example:

Classroom Productions (Producer). (2008). Cultural awareness in healthcare [DVD]. Available from

             www.classroomproductions.com

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 Podcast [APA Manual, p.210]

 Producer A. or Host, A. (Producer or Host). (Year, Month Day of podcast). Title [format]. Retrieved from

            web address

 Example:

National Archives (Producer). (2009, December 22). Presidential libraries: Johnson and the Great Society. 

         [Audio podcast].  Retrieved from http://www.archives.gov/presidential-libraries/research/podcasts.html

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You Tube Video [p. 23 APA Style Guide to Electronic References, 2007]

 Title of video. (Year, Month Day). [format]. Video posted to http://www.youtube.com

 Example:

Star Trek. (2004, August 26). [Video File]. Video posted to http://www.youtube.com

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Music Recording  [APA Manual, p. 210]

 Musician or Performer, A. (Year of release). Song title. On Title of recording [format]. Place of publication: Publisher.

 Example:

Sting. (2009). Gabriel’s message. On If on a winter’s night [CD]. Hamburg, Germany: Deutsche Grammaphon.

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Online Map [APA Manual, p. 210]

Cartographer name (Cartographer). (Year of publication). Title of map. [format]. Retrieved from web address

Example:

Civil War Sites Advisory Commission (2009). Civil War sites in Florida. [Map]. Retrieved from

             http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/FLmap.htm