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Citation Guide (APA, MLA and More): Films, YouTube, and More

MLA 8th and APA 7th

APA & MLA - Films, YouTube Videos, PowerPoint Slides

The parts of your citation must be put in a certain order based on the "style" of citation you are using. Common styles at GGC are APA and MLA.

MLA Films/Movies
MLA Format

Title. Directed by First Last, performances by Actor Names (if relevant), Film Studio

     or Distributor, year.

MLA Example

Of Mice and Men. Directed by Gary Sinise, performances by John Malkovich and Gary

     Sinise, Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment, 2005. 

MLA YouTube Videos
MLA Format

Author last name, first name (if different from uploader). "Title." YouTube, uploaded

     by First Name Last Name of video uploader, Day Month Year of Publication, URL of



MLA Example

"Melinda Gates: Libraries Connect Communities." YouTubeuploaded by American

     Library Association, 28 Mar. 2019,

MLA PowerPoint Slides
MLA Format

Instructor's Last Name, First Name. "Title of PowerPoint Presentation." Title of Course

     Date of PowerPoint presentation, Georgia Gwinnett College. Microsoft PowerPoint


MLA Example

Doe, John. "How to Succeed in College." GGC 1000, 01 Jan. 2020, Georgia Gwinnett

     College. Microsoft PowerPoint presentation.                                

NOTE: If the slides are in Preszi, use Preszi instead of Microsoft in above example.