Journal abbreviation: African Journal of Biological Sciences

The abbreviation of the journal title "African Journal of Biological Sciences" is "Afr. J. Biol. Sci.". It is the recommended abbreviation to be used for abstracting, indexing and referencing purposes and meets all criteria of the ISO 4 standard for abbreviating names of scientific journals.

Abbreviation rules

The table below outlines in detail the ISO 4 rules and matches to the ISSN maintained list of title word abbreviations (TWA) to derive the abbreviation.

TitleAbbreviationWord/Stem/Rule
AfricanAfr.matches the stem "Africa-"
JournalJ.matches the word "journal"
ofRule 4.3: prepositions shall be omitted from title abbreviations.
BiologicalBiol.matches the stem "biolog-"
SciencesSci.matches the stem "scienc-"

Abbreviation systems

ISO 4 abbreviation is a uniform system created by the International Organization for Standardization to abbreviate journal titles in a consistent manner. It serves to facilitate effective communication and reference within the academic community.

ISO, NLM, and CASSI are abbreviation systems for journal titles. ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is a global standard used across various disciplines. NLM (National Library of Medicine) abbreviations cater to biomedical and life sciences, while CASSI (CAS Source Index) abbreviations focus on chemistry and related fields.

About the journal

Full journal titleAfrican Journal of Biological Sciences
AbbreviationAfr. J. Biol. Sci.
ISSN (print)1687-4870
ISSN (online)NA
NLM catalogNA

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