Q. How do I cite and reference a PowerPoint presentation?



Author(s) last name, Initial. (Year). Title of presentation in italics and sentence case [PowerPoint slides]. Publisher. http://www.url...


McKenzie, R. (2017). How to use PowerPoint: A brief introduction to commonly used features [PowerPoint slides]. ACDbio. https://acdbio.com/sites/default/files/sample.ppt

In-text citation (paraphrase):

(Author last name(s), year)

In-text citation (direct quote):

(Author last name(s), year, slide #)


(McKenzie, 2017)


  • If the presentation you are referencing is on D2L, give the login page of D2L as the URL in the reference.
  • For more tips and examples on referencing in APA format, check here
  • For more information on creating in-text citations, check here  


  • Last Updated May 07, 2020
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  • Answered By Ethan Allard

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