Answered By: ic @westernsydney.edu.au
Last Updated: Feb 13, 2018     Views: 430

Cite the video where you viewed it, that is, in class as a DVD or via the internet as an online video.

When you are citing the source in your reference list the description of the format (DVD or online video) is placed after the title. Other descriptors that could be used for recorded content are television program (if viewed on TV), audio recording or podcast.

Online content that is viewed via the free web will require a viewed date and a URL.

Other information can be added after the publisher details e.g. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Distributed by Roadshow Entertainment.

To find information for your citation such as author, title and publisher, check if it is held in the Library collection by entering the title into the Library Search Box. Select the title from the search results page then click on 'MORE INFO' from the left hand side. Content that is viewed online may have a homepage that contains this information.

Episode from a series viewed on DVD

 Reference list

‘Angels and demons’ 2008, Enough rope, Andrew Denton, DVD, Australia, Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

 

 Template

‘Title of episode with single quotation marks’, year of publication, Title of series/show in italics, description of format, Place of publication, Publisher. Additional information that may be relevant to your audience e.g Distributed/Directed/Produced by

 

 In-text citation

‘Angels and demons’ (2008) examined the …

or

Perceptions of this condition are revealed…(‘Angels and demons’ 2008).

 

Episode from a series viewed as an online video

 Reference list

‘Angels and demons’ 2008, Enough rope, Andrew Denton, online video, Australia, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, viewed 22 January 2014, < http://www.abc.net.au/tv/enoughrope/interactive/angelsanddemons/ >

 

Template

‘Title of episode with single quotation marks’, year of publication, Title of series/show in italics, description of format, Place of publication, Publisher, date that you viewed the recording, < URL of the webpage where the video was accessed > . Additional information that may be relevant to your audience e.g Distributed/Directed/Produced by

 

 In-text citation

 ‘Angels and demons’ (2008) examined the …

or

Perceptions of this condition are revealed…(‘Angels and demons’ 2008).

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