Journal abbreviation: Shape
The abbreviation of the journal title "Shape" is "Shape". 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.
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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 can be classified into ISO (International Organization for Standardization) for general disciplines, NLM (National Library of Medicine) for biomedical and life sciences, and CASSI (CAS Source Index) for chemistry and related fields.