Journal abbreviation: Geological Society of America Special Papers

The abbreviation of the journal title "Geological Society of America Special Papers" is "Geol. Soc. Am. Spec. Pap.". 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.

GeologicalGeol.matches the stem "geolog-"
SocietySoc.matches the stem "societ-"
ofRule 4.3: prepositions shall be omitted from title abbreviations.
AmericaAm.matches the stem "america-"
SpecialSpec.matches the word "special"
PapersPap.matches the stem "paper-"

Abbreviation systems

Developed by the International Organization for Standardization, the ISO 4 abbreviation system provides a standardized way of abbreviating journal titles. This consistency enables researchers to efficiently identify and cite journals in their work.

Abbreviating journal titles involves ISO (International Organization for Standardization) for various fields, NLM (National Library of Medicine) for biomedical and life sciences, and CASSI (CAS Source Index) for chemistry and associated disciplines.

About the journal

Full journal titleGeological Society of America Special Papers
AbbreviationGeol. Soc. Am. Spec. Pap.
ISSN (print)0072-1077
ISSN (online)2331-219X
NLM catalogNA

Other journal abbreviations