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APA 7 Resource Center: Multivolume Works

Multivolume Works

Special Notes:
  • Use the same format for print and ebooks, and check the ebooks tab for information about DOIs and URLs
  • For ebooks, you do not need to include database name, format, platform, or device 

Citing a Multivolume Work

Author Date Title Volume(s) Publisher (SOURCE) URL

Author, A. A.

Author, A. A. & Author, B. B.

Author, A. A. (Ed.).

Name of Group.


Title of multivolume work. (Vol. 1).

Publisher name.

(leave off if your source is print)

Special Notes:

You will often need to combine the citation for a chapter in an edited work AND an multivolume work. The last example here is a reflection of that.


Gargis, M. (Ed.). (2019). A handbook for felines. (Vols. 1-3). Meow Publishers.

Smith, S. (2019). Favorite cat foods. In Gargis, M. (Ed.), A handbook for felines. (Vol. 1, pp. 35-54). Meow Publishers.

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