Journal abbreviation: South African journal of clinical science
The abbreviation of the journal title "South African journal of clinical science" is "S. Afr. J. Clin. Sci.". 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.
|South||S.||matches the word "South in the term South Africa"|
|African||Afr.||matches the word "Africa in the term South Africa"|
|journal||J.||matches the word "journal"|
|of||Rule 4.3: prepositions shall be omitted from title abbreviations.|
|clinical||Clin.||matches the stem "clinic-"|
|science||Sci.||matches the stem "scienc-"|
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 include ISO (International Organization for Standardization) for a wide range of subjects, 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 title||South African journal of clinical science|
|Abbreviation||S. Afr. J. Clin. Sci.|