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How to Cite a Lecture in APA

Use the following template to cite a lecture using the APA citation format. We also provide style guides for the MLA, Chicago, and Turabian styles. To have your bibliography or works cited list automatically made for you, check out our free APA citation generator.

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Citing online lecture notes or presentation slides

APA format structure:

Author, A.A.. (Publication Year). Name or title of lecture [file format]. Retrieved from URL

APA format example:

Saito, T. (2012). Technology and me: A personal timeline of educational technology [Powerpoint slides]. Retrieved from

For more information on how to cite in APA, check out Purdue OWL and the University of Canterbury.