How to cite a Lynda video in APA
To cite a Lynda video in a reference entry in APA style 6th edition include the following elements:
- Author of the video: Give the last name and initials (e. g. Watson, J. D.) of up to seven authors with the last name preceded by an ampersand (&). For eight or more authors include the first six names followed by an ellipsis (…) and add the last author's name.
- Year of release: Give the year in brackets followed by a full stop.
- 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 Lynda video in APA style 6th edition:
.(Year of release). Title of the video [Video file]. Retrieved from URL
APA reference list examples
Take a look at our reference list examples that demonstrate the APA style guidelines for a Lynda video citation in action:
Citing a Lynda video only giving the domain as source
Citing a Lynda video only giving the full URL
Cuevas, N. (2018). Learning Adobe Spark Post [Video File]. Retrieved from https://www.lynda.com/Adobe-Spark-tutorials/Learning-Adobe-Spark-Post/769285-2.html