Journal abbreviation: Annals of Improbable Research

The abbreviation of the journal title "Annals of Improbable Research" is "Ann. Improbable Res.". 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
AnnalsAnn.matches the stem "annal-"
ofRule 4.3: prepositions shall be omitted from title abbreviations.
ImprobableImprobableNo abbreviation listed in TWA.
ResearchRes.matches the stem "research-"

Abbreviation systems

An ISO 4 abbreviation refers to a standardized method for abbreviating journal titles as defined by the International Organization for Standardization. This system ensures consistency and easy identification of journal titles across various databases and citation formats.

Journal title abbreviations come in three primary forms: ISO (International Organization for Standardization) for general disciplines, NLM (National Library of Medicine) for biomedical and life sciences, and CASSI (CAS Source Index) for chemistry and associated fields.

About the journal

Full journal titleAnnals of Improbable Research
AbbreviationAnn. Improbable Res.
ISSN (print)1079-5146
ISSN (online)1935-6862
NLM catalogNA

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