Journal abbreviation: Indicator South Africa

The abbreviation of the journal title "Indicator South Africa" is "Indic. S. 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
IndicatorIndic.matches the stem "indicat-"
SouthS.matches the word "South in the term South Africa"
AfricaAfr.matches the word "Africa in the term South Africa"

Abbreviation systems

In academic research, the ISO 4 abbreviation is a standardized system devised by the International Organization for Standardization for the purpose of abbreviating journal titles consistently. This facilitates ease of reference and improved communication within the research community.

ISO (International Organization for Standardization), NLM (National Library of Medicine), and CASSI (CAS Source Index) represent three distinct journal title abbreviation systems, with ISO being universal, NLM specific to biomedical fields, and CASSI focusing on chemistry-related subjects.

About the journal

Full journal titleIndicator South Africa
AbbreviationIndic. S. Afr.
ISSN (print)0259-188X
ISSN (online)NA
NLM catalogNA

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