Q. How do I reference and cite a WEBINAR in APA format?


The basic format of an APA references page citation is: Author. (Date). Title. Source.

APA Reference format:

Example for one of our webinars:


The format of a parenthetical in-text citation is (Author, Date).  For the example above, the in-text citation would be:

(Anderson & Johnson, 2020).

More details on finding author, date, title, and access information for webinars:

Author.  When citing a webinar, the author would be the individual or individuals delivering the webinar.  Most webinars include a slide with the presenters' names.

(Date). The date segment would be the date that the webinar was initially presented and not the date that an archive was viewed.  Again, the opening slide for the presentation will likely indicate the date of the presentation or the academic quarter when the presentation occurred.

TitleThe title of the webinar should be prominently listed on the first slide of the presentation. In the example above, the webinar is part of a series, so the title of the webinar would be typed in regular font using sentence capitalization (APA, 2020, p. 344).  The title would be followed with a description of the resource type in brackets, ie. [webinar] (APA, 2020, p. 342).  

Source.  This segment of the citation provides information that a reader would need to retrieve the resource, in this case, the web link needed to access the webinar recording.


American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.). https://doi.org/10.1037/0000165-000



  • Last Updated Jun 30, 2020
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  • Answered By Suzanne Schriefer, Education & General Education Librarian

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