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Design Thinking: Citing Multimedia

Citing Multimedia

Images

To create a citation for a digital image found on a website in APA style (7th edition), locate the following pieces of information:

  • The name of the creator of the digital image
  • The date the image was created or published
  • The title of the digital image
  • The title of the website that the image was found on
  • URL

Photographer, F.M.  (Year of Publication). Title of photograph [Digital Image].  Website Name. URL.

Tambako the Jaguar. (2014). Howling black wolf  [Digital image]. Flickr.  https://www.flickr.com/photos/tambako/16782215552/

Hiller, H. (1964). Dr. & Mrs. Martin Luther King Jr., head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front  [Digital image]. Library of Congress. www.loc.gov/resource/cph.3c16775/

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Music

To create a citation for music in APA style (7th edition), locate the following pieces of information:

  • Artist name
  • Publication date
  • Song title
  • Album name
  • Composer and/or performer (if different from the artist)
  • Record label

Single Song or Track

Recording artist. (Year of release). Title of song [Song]. On Title of album [Album]. Record label. 

Bridges, L. (2018). Bad bad news. [Song]. On Good thing [Album]. Columbia.

 

Album

Recording artist. (Year of release). Title of album [Album]. Record label.

Beyonce. (2016).  Lemonade [Album]. Parkwood Entertainment.

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Video

To create a citation for a video in APA style (7th edition), locate the following pieces of information:

  • Real name of the creator (If the user’s real name is not available, include only the screen name, without brackets)
  • Name or username of the creator
  • Title of the video
  • Title of the website
  • Duration of video
  • Publication date
  • Title of website where video was found
  • URL

When the Poster's Name is known: 

Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial. of person who posted the video if known. [User name that posted the video] . (Year video was posted, Month Day). Title of video [Video]. Website Name. URL

When the Poster's Name is not known: 

User name that posted the video. (Year video was posted, Month Day). Title of video [Video]. Website Name. URL

Note: According to APA, for citing purposes the person who posted the video is credited as the author.

Milperthusky. (Producer). (2018, August 1). My baby and husky been best friends since day one!  [Video].  Youtube. www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-IZOCp71K0

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Images

To create a citation for a digital image found on a website in Chicago style (17th edition), locate the following pieces of information:

  • The name of the creator of the digital image
  • The title of the digital image
  • The date the image was created or published
  • The title of the website that the image was found on
  • The names of any other contributors responsible for the digital image
  • The publisher of the image
  • The location of the image, such as a URL​
  • Date accessed (only include if there is no publication date)

Last, First M. Image Title. Month Date, Year Created. Collection, Museum/Institution, Location. Accessed Month Date, Year. URL.

Tambako the Jaguar. Howling Black Wolf. Flickr, 1 Nov 2014, flic.kr/p/ryZf11.

Hiller, Herman. "Dr. & Mrs. Martin Luther King Jr., Head-and-shoulders Portrait, Facing Front." Library of Congress, Reproduction no.  LC-USZ62-116775, 1964, www.loc.gov/resource/cph.3c16775/.

Music

To create a citation for music in Chicago style (17th edition), locate the following pieces of information:

  • Artist name
  • Song title
  • Composer and/or performer (if different from the artist)
  • Album Title
  • Recording manufacturer
  • Publication date
  • Medium
  • URL

Artist's Last name, Artist's First name. Title of the Song. Publisher, Year of publication, Accessed Month Day, Year. URL.

Spotify

Bridges, Leon. “Bad Bad News.” IGood Thing, Columbia Records, 2018, Spotify. 

Online Album

Beyonce. “Formation.” In Lemonade, Parkwood Entertainment, 2016. www.beyonce.com/album/lemonade-visual-album/.

Video

To create a citation for a video in Chicago style (17th edition), locate the following pieces of information:

  • Name or username of the creator
  • Title of the video
  • Title of the website
  • Duration of video
  • Publication date
  • URL

Last Name, First Name. “Video Title”. Filmed [Month Year]. YouTube video, Duration. Posted Month Date, Year. Video URL

Milperthusky. "​My Baby and Husky Been Best Friends Since Day One!" YouTube video, 9:04. Posted August 1, 2018. www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-IZOCp71K0.

 

 

 

 

Images

To create a citation for a digital image found on a website in MLA style (8th edition), locate the following pieces of information:

  • The name of the creator of the digital image
  • The title of the digital image
  • The title of the website that the image was found on
  • The names of any other contributors responsible for the digital image
  • Version of the image (if applicable)
  • Any numbers associated with the image (if applicable)
  • The publisher of the image
  • The date the image was created or published
  • The location of the image, such as a URL​

Creator’s Last name, First name. “Title of the Digital Image.” Title of the Website, First name Last name of any contributors, Version (if applicable), Number (if applicable), Publisher (if applicable), Publication date, URL.

Tambako the Jaguar. "Howling Black Wolf". Flickr, 1 Nov 2014, flic.kr/p/ryZf11.

Hiller, Herman. "Dr. & Mrs. Martin Luther King Jr., Head-and-shoulders Portrait, Facing Front." Library of Congress, Reproduction no.  LC-USZ62-116775, 1964, www.loc.gov/resource/cph.3c16775/.

Music

To create a citation for music in MLA style (8th edition), locate the following pieces of information:

  • Artist name
  • Song title
  • Album names
  • Composer and/or performer (if different from the artist)
  • Recording manufacturer
  • Publication date
  • Medium

Name of artist, or composer (comp.) or performers (perf.) if appropriate. "Song Title." Album Title. Names of additional performers, etc. Name of recording manufacturer, publication date (or n.d. if date is not known). Medium.

Spotify

Bridges, Leon. “Bad Bad News.” Good Thing, Columbia Records, 2018. Spotify, open.spotify.com/album/7J9fifadXb0PPSBWXctbi8.

Online Album

Beyonce. “Formation.” Lemonade, Parkwood Entertainment, 2016, www.beyonce.com/album/lemonade-visual-album/.

Video

To create a citation for a video in MLA style (8th edition), locate the following pieces of information:

  • Name or username of the creator
  • Title of the video
  • Title of the website
  • Publication date
  • URL

Last name, First name of the creator. “Title of the Film or Video.” Title of the Website, role of contributors and their First name Last name, Version, Numbers, Publisher, Publication date, URL.

Milperthusky. "​My Baby and Husky Been Best Friends Since Day One!" YouTube, 1 Aug 2018, www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-IZOCp71K0.

If the author’s name is the same as the uploader, only cite the author once. If the author is different from the uploader, cite the author’s name before the title

 

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