Journal abbreviation: African journal of social work

The abbreviation of the journal title "African journal of social work" is "Afr. J. Soc. Work". 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.
socialSoc.matches the word "social"
workWorkNo abbreviation listed in TWA.

Abbreviation systems

The International Organization for Standardization has developed the ISO 4 abbreviation system as a means of creating uniform abbreviations for journal titles. This allows researchers and academics to easily recognize and refer to journals in a consistent manner.

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 social work
AbbreviationAfr. J. Soc. Work
ISSN (print)1563-3934
ISSN (online)2409-5605
NLM catalogNA

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