Journal abbreviation: Development Southern Africa

The abbreviation of the journal title "Development Southern Africa" is "Dev. South. Afr.". 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.

DevelopmentDev.matches the stem "develop-"
SouthernSouth.matches the word "southern"
AfricaAfr.matches the stem "Africa-"

Abbreviation systems

ISO 4 abbreviation is a system established by the International Organization for Standardization, specifically for shortening journal titles. This uniform approach to abbreviations enables efficient and accurate communication of journal names in academic research.

The abbreviation of journal titles follows ISO (International Organization for Standardization) for an array of subjects, NLM (National Library of Medicine) for biomedical sciences, and CASSI (CAS Source Index) for chemistry and related disciplines.

About the journal

Full journal titleDevelopment Southern Africa
AbbreviationDev. South. Afr.
ISSN (print)0376-835X
ISSN (online)1470-3637
NLM catalog101085257

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