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ASA Citation Style for Music, TV, and Film

The ASA Style Guide does not give examples for CDs or television series - so, below I've used their guidelines for a DVD and tweaked them for these various instances of citing music, TV, and films.

Song from a CD

Winehouse, Amy. 2007. “You Know I’m No Good.” Back to Black. CD. New York: Universal Republic Records.

Whole CD

Winehouse, Amy. 2007. Back to Black. CD. New York: Universal Republic Records.

Song from YouTube

Winehouse, Amy. 2007. “You Know I’m No Good.” You Tube Website. Retrieved March 12, 2012 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-I2s5zRbHg&ob=av3e).  

TV Series on DVD

Olsen, Mark V., and Will Scheffer. 2006. Big Love, The Complete First Season. DVD/Television Series. New York: Home Box Office.

*Authors above are the creators of the show

Episode of a TV Series on DVD

Olsen, Mark V., and Will Scheffer. 2006. “Where There’s a Will.” Big Love, The Complete First Season. DVD/Television Series. New York: Home Box Office.

TV Episode from YouTube

Olsen, Mark V., and Will Scheffer. 2006. “Big Love - Series Finale (Final scene).” You Tube Website. Retrieved March 12, 2012 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-1MYEZnypE).

DVD - Documentary

Epstein, Rob, and Jeffrey Friedman. 1995. The Celluloid Closet. DVD. Culver City, CA: Columbia TriStar Home Video.

*Authors above are the directors.

DVD - Feature Film

Minnelli, Vincente. [1956] 2011. Tea and Sympathy. DVD. Burbank, CA: Warner Home Video.

*Author above is the director; [1956] is the original release date of film, 2011 is DVD release date.


These guides have different examples of how to do in-text citations and references for different types of resources.

ASA Style Guide - In-Text Citations | ASA Style Guide - Reference Page Formatting