Journal abbreviation: British Columbia medical journal

The abbreviation of the journal title "British Columbia medical journal" is "B. C. Med. J.". 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
BritishB.matches the word "British in the term British Columbia"
ColumbiaC.matches the word "Columbia in the term British Columbia"
medicalMed.matches the word "medical"
journalJ.matches the word "journal"

Abbreviation systems

The abbreviation system known as ISO 4 is a standardized approach by the International Organization for Standardization for shortening journal titles. This uniform method ensures that journal titles are both consistent and easily recognizable in scholarly communication.

Journal title abbreviations can be classified into 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 related fields.

About the journal

Full journal titleBritish Columbia medical journal
AbbreviationB. C. Med. J.
ISSN (print)0007-0556
ISSN (online)NA
NLM catalog0376326

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