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APA Citation Guide: Media

This guide will provide an overview of APA Citation Style.

Media References

Movie

General Form

Producer, P. P. (Producer), & Director, D. D. (Director). (year). Title of motion picture [Medium]. City, ST: Production Studio

Example

Browne, C., McUsic, M. (Producers), & Schroeder, J. A. (Director). (2013). Dear Mr. Watterson [Motion picture]. Retrieved from http://www.netflix.com

Music - Album

General Form

Writer, W. W. (copyright year). Title of album [Recorded by A. Artist; Medium of recording: Type]. Retrieved from http://www.shortwebaddress.com (year of recording).

Example

White, J. (2014). Lazaretto [Medium of recording: Vinyl]. Nashville, TN: Third Man Records.

Music - Song

General Form

Writer, W. W. (copyright year). Title of song [Recorded by A. A. Artist]. On Title of album [Medium of recording: Type.]. Retrieved from http://www.shortwebaddress.com (year of recording).

Example

Meath, A. & Sandford, N. (2014). Coffee. On Sylvan Esso [Medium of recording: mp3].Retrieved from https://www.itunes.apple.com

Television Series

General Form

Producer, P. P., & Producer, P. P. (Producers). (Year-Year). Title of series [Television series]. Retrieved from http://www.shortwebaddress.com

Example

Kohan, J. (Producer). (2013-2016). Orange is the new black [Television series]. Retrieved from http://www.netflix.com/

Television Episode

General Form

Writer, W. W. (Writer), & Director, D. D. (Director). (year). Title of episode or webisode [Television series episode or webisode]. In P. P. Producer (Executive producer), Television series name. Retrieved from http://www.shortwebaddress.com

Example

Blum, J., Deay, B. (Writers), & Schrab, R. (Director). (2014). App development and condiments [Television series episode]. In D. Harmon (Executive producer), Community. Retrieved from http://www.hulu.com

Video Games, Software, and Apps

General Form

Rightsholder, A. A. (Year). Title of software (Version) [Description]. Retrieved from http://www.entirewebaddress.com

Rightsholder, R. R. (Year). Title of Software (Version) [Description of format]. Location: Name of Producer.

Example

Woomoo, Inc. (2013). POP – Prototyping on paper (Version 2.0.4) [Mobile application software]. Retrieved from http://www.itunes.apple.com