Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

In-person Library services have been altered to limit COVID-19 spread. Read our Opening Guide for more information.

Start Your Research - A Self-Guided Tutorial

A tutorial to take you through the research process.

14 - Blogs, YouTube, Websites

This is great, but most of my sources are blogs, videos I found on YouTube, and public websites. How do I cite those?

A word to the wise—if your assignment requires you to use scholarly sources, and most of your information comes from non-academic blogs, YouTube videos, and websites, you may want to Ask a Librarian how to find scholarly books and articles via the Library's website and/or on the open web.

Speak to a librarian about what may be accepted as a source by your professor, and what other types of sources might need to be discussed as options for your research.

Image of a computer with www.anyone'sblog.com with a red X. And a book with a green checkmark.