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MHS Library | How to cite and reference your sources (Monash University)

Audiovisual

Movies (viewed in a cinema)

Rule for Notes

Title of the Movie, directed by Name of the Director, Name of the Production Company or Distributor, year in which the movie was released, if relevant, describe the scene you are citing.

Examples of Notes

1. Capote, directed by Bennett Miller, Sony Pictures Classics, 2005, opening scene.

Rule for bibliography

Do not cite in Bibliography unless a specific item is critical to your argument or frequently cited.

Video recordings / DVD

Rule for Notes

Generally follow the pattern for books, with the addition of the medium (VHS, DVD)

Examples of Notes

1. John Cleese et. al., "Commentaries". Disc 2. Monthy Python and the Holy Grail, special ed. DVD. Directed by Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones (Culver City, CA: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, 2001).

2. Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision, DVD. Directed by Frieda Lee Mock (New York: New Video, 2003).

Rule for bibliography

Generally follow the pattern for books, with the addition of the medium (VHS, DVD)

Examples of entries in Bibliography

Cleese, John, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin. "Commentaries." Disc 2. Monty Python and the Holy Grail, special ed. DVD. Directed by Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones. Culver City, CA: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, 2001.

Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision, DVD. Directed by Frieda Lee Mock. New York: New Video, 2003.

Youtube videos

Rule for Notes

Provide the author only if you are sure that person created the video. Do not list the person posting the video online as the author. If you are unsure treat the citation as having no author. Include the online file type, URL and access date.

Example of Note

1. Peakdavid, "Chicago-Turabian Footnote and Endnote Citation Formats, Part 1." Youtube. Online video clip, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_ePYMR5nJU (accessed 13 February 2013).

Example of entry in Bibliography

Peakdavid, "Chicago-Turabian Footnote and Endnote Citation Formats, Part 1." Youtube. Online video clip, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_ePYMR5nJU (accessed 13 February 2013).

 

Online multimedia

Rule for Notes

If you viewed a movie, television program or other broadcast online (including podcasts), cite the online file.

Example of Note

1. ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation), "By Design Conversation: The New Sublimity", Radio National website, mp3 audio file, http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/bydesign/13-february/4501076 (accessed 13 February 2013).

Example of entry in Bibliography

ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation), "By Design Conversation: The New Sublimity", Radio National website, mp3 audio file, http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/bydesign/13-february/4501076 (accessed 13 February 2013).