Journal abbreviation: Journal of African foreign affairs

The abbreviation of the journal title "Journal of African foreign affairs" is "J. Afr. Foreign Aff.". 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
JournalJ.matches the word "journal"
ofRule 4.3: prepositions shall be omitted from title abbreviations.
AfricanAfr.matches the stem "Africa-"
foreignForeignNo abbreviation listed in TWA.
affairsAff.matches the stem "affair-"

Abbreviation systems

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.

Journal title abbreviations are divided into ISO (International Organization for Standardization) for broad disciplines, NLM (National Library of Medicine) for biomedical and life sciences, and CASSI (CAS Source Index) for chemistry and related fields.

About the journal

Full journal titleJournal of African foreign affairs
AbbreviationJ. Afr. Foreign Aff.
ISSN (print)2056-564X
ISSN (online)2056-5658
NLM catalogNA

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