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Youtube

YouTube

MLA 8th ed.

Lastname, Firstname of creator [or single username]. "Title of YouTube Video." Publishing Website, Day Month Year posted, URL.

Penguin, Oscar. "Root Beer Floats." YouTube, 18 Apr 2013, www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ICGujpcO28.

MLA 7th ed.

Lastname, Firstname of creator [or single username]. "Title of YouTube Video." Publishing Website. Day Month Year posted. Web. Day Month Year accessed. <URL>.

Penguin, Oscar. "Root Beer Floats." YouTube. 18 Apr 2013. Web. 23 Apr 2013. <www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ICGujpc028>.

APA 6th ed.

Lastname, Firstname [or single username]. (Year, month day posted). Title of YouTube Video. [Video file]. Retrieved from URL

Penguin, Oscar. (2013, April 18). Root Beer Floats. [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ICGujpcO28

Chicago 16th ed.

Lastname, Firstname [or single username]. "Title of YouTube Video." YouTube video, length of video, Month day, year posted. URL.

Penguin, Oscar. "Root Beer Floats." YouTube video, 0:35, April 18, 2013. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ICGujpcO28

SoundCloud

Sound Cloud

MLA 8th ed.

Lastname, Firstname [or single username]. "Title of audio track." Publishing Website, Day month year posted, URL.

Penguin, Oscar. "Root Beer Floats." SoundCloud, 18 Apr 2013, www.soundcloud.com/oscarthepenguin/root-beer-floats.

MLA 7th ed.

Lastname, Firstname [or single username]. "Title of audio track." Publishing Website. Day Month Year posted. Web. Day Month Year accessed. <URL>.

Penguin, Oscar. "Root Beer Floats." SoundCloud. 18 Apr 2013. Web. 23 Apr 2013. <www.soundcloud.com/oscarthepenguin/root-beer-floats>.

APA 6th ed.

Lastname, Firstname [or single username]. (Year, month day posted). Title of audio track. [Audio file]. Retrieved from URL

Penguin, Oscar. (2013, April 18). Root Beer Floats. [Audio file]. Retrieved from http://www.soundcloud.com/oscarthepenguin/root-beer-floats

Chicago 16th ed.

Lastname, Firstname [or single username]. "Title of audio track." SoundCloud audio, length of audio track, Month day, year posted. URL.

Penguin, Oscar. "Root Beer Floats." SoundCloud audio, 2:35, April 18, 2013. http://www.soundcloud.com/oscarthepenguin/root-beer-floats

Instagram

Instagram

Lastname, Firstname [or single username]. (handle). "First several words of Instagram post (if any)..." Instagram, Day month year posted, URL.

libechillbro. "Root beer floats are in honor of National Library Week…" Instagram, 18 Apr 2013, instagram.com/p/5pjGjvjTH6/.

MLA 7th ed.

Lastname, Firstname [or single username]. "First several words of Instagram post (if any)."  Instagram. Day Month Year posted. Web. Day Month Year accessed. <URL>.

libechillbro. "Root beer floats are in honor of National Library Week..." 18 Apr 2013. Instagram. 23 Apr 2013. <instagram.com/p/5pjGjvjTH6/>.

APA 6th ed.

handle. (Year, month day posted). First several words of Instagram post (if any)... [Instagram post]. Retrieved from URL

libechillbro. (2013, April 18). Root beer floats are in honor of National Library Week… [Instagram post]. Retrieved from https://instagram.com/p/5pjGjvjTH6/

Chicago 16th ed.

Lastname, Firstname [or single username]. Instagram post. Month day, year posted. URL.

Penguin, Oscar. Instagram post. April 18, 2013. https://instagram.com/p/5pjGjvjTH6/

Facebook

Facebook 

APA

Username. (Year, Month Day). Enter facebook post here. [Facebook update]. Retrieved from http://facebook.com

Penguin, Oscar (2013, April 18). Root beer floats are in honor of National Library Week...  [Facebook post]. Retrieved from http://facebook.com/openguin/posts/10154065808067067

MLA 7th

Lastname, Firstname. "Enter facebook post here."  Day Month Year published, time published. Facebook. Web. Day Month Year accessed. <URL>.

Penguin, Oscar. "Root beer floats are in honor of National Library Week..." Facebook. 18 Apr 2013. Web. 23 Apr 2013. <www.facebook.com//openguin/posts/10154065808067067>.

MLA 8th 

Lastname, Firstname. "First several words of post..." Facebook, Day Month Year posted (if available), URL.

Penguin, Oscar. "Root beer floats are in honor of National Library Week..." Facebook, 18 Apr 2013, facebook.com/openguin/posts/10154065808067067.

 

Chicago

Lastname, Firstname. Facebook post. Month day, year posted. URL

Penguin, Oscar. Facebook post. April 18, 2013. http://facebook.com/openguin/posts/1015406580867067

Twitter

Twitter

MLA 8th ed.

@Username. "Full text of tweet." Twitter, Day month year posted, time posted, URL.

@libechillbro. "Root beer floats are in honor of National Library Week, and we'll be handing them out from 2:30-4:30 this afternoon." Twitter, 18 June 2013, 4:39 PM, twitter.com/libechillbro/status/2651151366.

MLA 7th ed.

@Username. "Full text of tweet." Twitter. Day Month Year posted. Time posted. Web. Day Month Year accessed. <URL>.

@libechillbro. "Root beer floats are in honor of National Library Week, and we'll be handing them out from 2;30-4:30 this afternoon." Twitter. 18 June 2013. 4:39 PM. Web. 23 June 2013. <twitter.com/libechillbro/status/2651151366>.

APA 6th ed.

@handle. (Year, month day posted). Full text of tweet. [Twitter post]. Retrieved from URL

@libechillbro. (2013, April 18). Root beer floats are in honor of National Library Week, and we'll be handing them out from 2:30-4:30 this afternoon.  [Twitter post]. Retrieved from http://twitter.com/libechillbro/status/2651151366

Chicago 16th ed.

Lastname, Firstname [or single username]. Twitter post. Month day, year (time posted). URL.

Penguin, Oscar. Twitter post. April 18, 2013 (1:28 PM). http://twitter.com/libechillbro/status/2651151366

Tumblr

Tumblr

MLA 8th ed.

Username. "First several words of Tumblr post (if any, otherwise omit)..." Title of Tumblr blog, Day month year posted, time posted (if available), URL.

libechillbro. "Root beer floats are in honor of National Library Week..." Oscr, 18 Apr 2013, 1:28 PM, libechillbro.tumblr.com/post/125058827619/root-beer-floats-are-in-honor-of-national-library-week

MLA 7th ed.

Username. "First several words of Tumblr post (if any)." Title of Tumblr blog. Day Month Year posted. Time posted (if available). Web. Day Month Year accessed. <URL>.

libechillbro. "Root beer floats are in honor of National Library Week..." Oscr. 18 Apr 2013. 1:28 PM. Web. 23 Apr 2013. <libechillbro.tumblr.com/post/125058827619/root-beer-floats-are-in-honor-of-national-library-week>.

APA 6th ed.

Title of Tumblr blog. (Year, month day posted). First several words of Tumblr post (if any, otherwise omit)… [Tumblr post]. Retrieved from URL

Oscr. (2013, April 18). Root beer floats are in honor of National Library Week… [Tumblr post]. Retrieved from http://libechillbro.tumblr.com/post/125058827619/root-beer-floats-are-in-honor-of-national-library-week

Chicago 16th ed.

Username. Tumblr post. Month day, year posted (time posted, if available). URL.

libechillbro. Tumblr post. April 18, 2013 (1:28 PM). http://libechillbro.tumblr.com/post/125058827619/root-beer-floats-are-in-honor-of-national-library-week