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.

TitleAbbreviationWord/Stem/Rule
DevelopmentDev.matches the stem "develop-"
SouthernSouth.matches the word "southern"
AfricaAfr.matches the stem "Africa-"

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.

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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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