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APA (7th Edition) Style Guide: Abbreviations

APA (7th Edition) Style Guide

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The correct form of abbreviation must be used in reference lists:

chap. Chapter
ed. Edition
Rev. ed. Revised edition
2nd ed. Second edition
Ed. (Eds.) Editor(s)
Trans. Translators
n.d. No date
p. (pp.) Page (Pages)
vol. Volume (an in Vol. 4)
vols. Volumes (as in 4 vols.)
no. Number
pt. Part
Tech. Rep. Technical report
Suppl. Supplement