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aka All That JAS: Journal Abbreviation Sources
Biomedical Acronym/Definition Database
From the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, includes definitions for over 206, 000 acronyms and abbreviations found in MEDLINE.
Core Journals in CAPlus
Courtesy the American Chemical Society (ISO/ISSN abbreviations standard)
ISI Journal Abbreviations Index
From CalTech Library Services, California Institute of Technology
Science & Technology Journal
From the University of British Columbia
NLM LocatorPlus (NLM's online
Can use this catalog to do a Journal Title search using journal title or abbreviation to identify periodical as well as periodical details such as ISSN from record.
PubMed Journals Database
See Fact Sheet: Construction of National Library of Medicine Title Abbreviations for ISO/ISSN abbreviations standard (as compared to ISO/ISSN abbreviations standard) . Excerpt: "As of March 1, 2007, NLM establishes title abbreviations based on the form used by the ISSN Centre as their abbreviated key title, whenever this is available, editing only for format as described below:
Each word in the title abbreviation is capitalized.
All punctuation is removed, except for parentheses used when a qualifier is supplied.
All diacritics are removed.
Qualifying elements which refer to format, such as (Print) or (Online) are omitted.
NLM establishes title abbreviations based on the rules outlined in Information and Documentation, Rules for the Abbreviation of Title Words and Titles of Publications (ISO 4, 3rd ed. 1997) and American National Standard for Information Sciences, Abbreviation of Titles for Publications (ANSI Z39.5--1985). Where the ISO standard instructions conflict with the ANSI standard, NLM generally prefers the ANSI standard, despite the fact that this is no longer a current U.S. standard. In some instances, NLM's rules for title abbreviations differ from both existing standards."
OCLC catalog of items indexed from thousands of libraries around the world. Can do a keyword search using journal abbreviation or title Limited to 'Serial Publications' for record that includes periodical details (See Other Title field to find abbreviation for the journal).
Bibliographic Projects and Bibliographic Standards Historical information about journal abbreviations.