Journal abbreviation: International journal of qualitative methods
The abbreviation of the journal title "International journal of qualitative methods" is "Int. J. Qual. Methods". 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-"|
|journal||J.||matches the word "journal"|
|of||Rule 4.3: prepositions shall be omitted from title abbreviations.|
|qualitative||Qual.||matches the stem "qualit-"|
|methods||Methods||No abbreviation listed in TWA.|
The International Organization for Standardization has established the ISO 4 abbreviation system as a uniform method for abbreviating journal titles. By providing a consistent means of referencing journals, this system simplifies the process of citation and enhances the clarity of communication in academic research.
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 title||International journal of qualitative methods|
|Abbreviation||Int. J. Qual. Methods|