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APA Style Guide: Multi-Volume Works

American Psychological Association rules for formatting papers, in-text citations, and end references. Examples based on the sixth edition of the Publication Manual from the APA. By Alexis Carlson

Multi-Volume Works

Material Type           In-text Citation              Reference                                                        
Multiple volumes from a multi-volume work (Levinson & Ember, 1996).

Levinson, D. & Ember, M. (Eds.). (1996). Encyclopedia of cultural anthropology (Vols. 1-4). New York, NY: Henry Holt.

Use Vol. for a single volume and Vols. for multiple volumes.                                                      

A single volume from a multi-volume work

(Nash, 1993).

 

Nash, M. (1993). Malay. In P. Hockings (Ed.), Encyclopedia of world cultures (Vol. 5, pp. 174-176). New York, NY: G.K. Hall.