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

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.

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

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