Journal abbreviation: Contemporary journal of African studies

The abbreviation of the journal title "Contemporary journal of African studies" is "Contemp. J. Afr. Stud.". 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
ContemporaryContemp.matches the stem "contempor-"
journalJ.matches the word "journal"
ofRule 4.3: prepositions shall be omitted from title abbreviations.
AfricanAfr.matches the stem "Africa-"
studiesStud.matches the word "studies"

Abbreviation systems

ISO 4 abbreviation, as put forth by the International Organization for Standardization, is a method for creating standardized journal title abbreviations. This system ensures that journal titles are easily identifiable and referenced across various academic platforms.

ISO, or International Organization for Standardization, is a journal title abbreviation system for multiple fields. NLM (National Library of Medicine) abbreviations are used in biomedical sciences, while CASSI (CAS Source Index) abbreviations apply to chemistry and associated fields.

About the journal

Full journal titleContemporary journal of African studies
AbbreviationContemp. J. Afr. Stud.
ISSN (print)NA
ISSN (online)2343-6530
NLM catalogNA

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