Journal abbreviation: Drug discovery today

The abbreviation of the journal title "Drug discovery today" is "Drug Discov. Today". 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
DrugDrugNo abbreviation listed in TWA.
discoveryDiscov.matches the stem "discover-"
todayTodayNo abbreviation listed in TWA.

Abbreviation systems

The ISO 4 abbreviation system, created by the International Organization for Standardization, serves to abbreviate journal titles in a consistent manner. This method streamlines citation processes and enhances the clarity of journal identification within academic settings.

ISO, standing for International Organization for Standardization, is a universal abbreviation system for journal titles across disciplines. NLM, or National Library of Medicine, is specific to biomedical sciences, and CASSI, the CAS Source Index, caters to chemistry-related disciplines.

About the journal

Full journal titleDrug discovery today
AbbreviationDrug Discov. Today
ISSN (print)1359-6446
ISSN (online)1878-5832
NLM catalog9604391

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