Journal abbreviation: International directory of testing laboratories
The abbreviation of the journal title "International directory of testing laboratories" is "Int. Dir. Test. Lab.". 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.
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.
|International||Int.||matches the stem "internation-"|
|directory||Dir.||matches the stem "director-"|
|of||Rule 4.3: prepositions shall be omitted from title abbreviations.|
|testing||Test.||matches the word "testing"|
|laboratories||Lab.||matches the stem "laborator-"|
The International Organization for Standardization has developed the ISO 4 abbreviation system as a means of creating uniform abbreviations for journal titles. This allows researchers and academics to easily recognize and refer to journals in a consistent manner.
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 title||International directory of testing laboratories|
|Abbreviation||Int. Dir. Test. Lab.|