How to cite a BrainPOP video in APA
BrainPOP videos are a popular source of information. Most often the creator or author of the video is not listed. In this case, the title is moved to the position of the author, before the date of publication. If the date of publication is not stated on the web page, use "(n. d.)" instead.
To cite a BrainPOP video in a reference entry in APA style 6th edition include the following elements:
- Title of the video: Only the first letter of the first word and proper nouns are capitalized.
- URL: Give the full URL of the web page including the protocol (http:// or https://).
Here is the basic format for a reference list entry of a BrainPOP video in APA style 6th edition:
Title of the video [Video file]. (n. d.). Retrieved from URL
Take a look at our reference list examples that demonstrate the APA style guidelines in action:
Citing a BrainPOP video only giving the domain as source
Basic probability [Video File]. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.brainpop.com/
Citing a BrainPOP video only giving the full URL
Ada Lovelace [Video File]. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.brainpop.com/math/dataanalysis/adalovelace/