Journal abbreviation: Cold Spring Harbor protocols

The abbreviation of the journal title "Cold Spring Harbor protocols" is "Cold Spring Harb. Protoc.". 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.

ColdColdNo abbreviation listed in TWA.
SpringSpringNo abbreviation listed in TWA.
HarborHarb.matches the stem "harbor-"
protocolsProtoc.matches the stem "protocol-"

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 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 titleCold Spring Harbor protocols
AbbreviationCold Spring Harb. Protoc.
ISSN (print)1940-3402
ISSN (online)1559-6095
NLM catalog101524530

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