Journal abbreviation: South African journal of criminal justice

The abbreviation of the journal title "South African journal of criminal justice" is "S. Afr. J. Crim. Justice". 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
SouthS.matches the word "South in the term South Africa"
AfricanAfr.matches the word "Africa in the term South Africa"
journalJ.matches the word "journal"
ofRule 4.3: prepositions shall be omitted from title abbreviations.
criminalCrim.matches the stem "criminal-"
justiceJusticeNo abbreviation listed in TWA.

Abbreviation systems

An ISO 4 abbreviation refers to a standardized method for abbreviating journal titles as defined by the International Organization for Standardization. This system ensures consistency and easy identification of journal titles across various databases and citation formats.

Journal title abbreviations come in three primary forms: 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 associated fields.

About the journal

Full journal titleSouth African journal of criminal justice
AbbreviationS. Afr. J. Crim. Justice
ISSN (print)1011-8527
ISSN (online)1996-2118
NLM catalogNA

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