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What are Journal Abbreviation Sources?

Journal Abbreviation Sources is a registry of Web resources that list or provide access to the full title of journal abbreviations or other types of abbreviated publication titles (e.g., conference proceedings titles).

Selected OPACs that offer abbreviated title searching have also been included. In addition, All That JAS includes select lists and directories that provide access to the unabbreviated titles of serial publications.

All That JAS originally compiled by Gerry McKiernan, Science and Technology Librarian and Bibliographer, Science and Technology Department, Iowa State University Library, Ames, IA 50011.

We provide resources in the following topics:


California Digital LibraryE-Journal Titles A-Z
Canadian Institute for Scientific and Technical InformationCISTI Online Catalog Title Search
Gale Group DatabasesTitle Lists
Genamics JournalSeekGenamics JournalSeek
Handbook of Latin American StudiesHLAS Journal Abbreviations
Scholarly Societies ProjectInventory of the Oldest Scholarly Societies (1323 to 1799), Abbreviations Used for their Journal Titles
Institute for Scientific Information [Caltech]ISI Journal Abbreviations (Science Citation Index / Social Science Citation Index / Arts and Humanities Citation Index)
Institute for Scientific InformationISI Master Journal List
ISSN OnlineThe ISSN Register on the Web
Indexes and DatabasesRutgers University Libraries
Institute for Scientific InformationJournal Lists
Swiss Federal Research InstituteList of Journal Abbreviations / Abkürzungen von Zeitschriften
Swedish University of Agricultural SciencesSearch SLU publications
OCLCPeriodical Titles in OCLC FirstSearch
Library Technology Alliance Ltd.Periodicals.net
E-JournalsUniversity at Buffalo
Yale University - Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical LibraryJournal Entry Forms Finder
JournalsJohns Hopkins Libraries
Cambridge Scientific AbstractsSerials Source List for Risk Abstracts
Yale UniversityYale-held Journal Abbreviation Finder
DOAJDirectory of Open Access Journals
BJADirectory of Biological Journals
RutgersJournal Titles and Abbreviations
Web of ScienceJournal Titles and Abbreviations
WSLYale-held Journal Abbreviation Finder
The Japan Institute of Metals and MaterialsJournal Abbreviations
The Abbreviation of JournalsJournal Titles and Abbreviations
Journal Access Links - ColoradoJournal Listed Alphabetically
College of Physical Science and TechnologyJournal Title Abbreviations
ZETOCHandbook for journals and article citations
The PherobaseJournals Abbreviation


National Agricultural LibraryJournals Indexed in AGRICOLA
JournalsJournal of Basic and Clinical Reproductive Sciences
CAB InternationalSerials Scanned


American Journal of ArchaeologyAbbreviations
Anthropological Index OnlineJournals Indexed in AIO

Aquatic Sciences

List of Journal Titles AbbreviationsHellenic Centre for Marine Research


NASA Astrophysics Data SystemBibliographic Codes, Journal Abbreviations
NASA Astrophysics Data SystemBibliographic Codes, Conference Proceedings Abbreviations
SIMBAD Astronomical DatabaseList of Journal Abbreviations


BioABACUSBiotechnology ABbreviation & ACronym Uncovering Service
SpringerBiochemistry & Biophysics
Institute for Scientific InformationBasic BIOSIS Journal List Options
Institute for Scientific InformationBiotechnology Citation Index Journal List Options
USGSNorthern Prairie Wildlife Research Center - Location Abbreviations
University of IllinoisJournal Titles and Abbreviations
Amphibian Species of the WorldLiterature Abbreviations
MonarchWatchMonarchWatch Reading Room. Scientific Bibliography : Journal Titles and Abbreviations
Hindawi Publishing CorporationSource List for Algology, Mycology, and Protozoology (Microbiology C)
Hindawi Publishing CorporationSource List for Animal Behavior Abstracts
Cambridge Scientific AbstractsSerials Source List for Bacteriology (Microbiology B)
Stony Brook UniversityBiological Sciences: Finding Journal Abbreviations
NCBI BookshelfAbbreviations for Commonly Used English Words in Journal Titles
ISI Journal Title AbbreviationsNeurosciences Abstracts
Cambridge Scientific AbstractsSerials Source List for Entomology Abstracts
Frederick National Lab Scientific LibraryList for Genetics Abstracts
The University of Nottingham Ningbo ChinaBiological Journals and Abbreviations
ElsevierAll Journals within Microbiology And Virology
Politechnika GdańskaList of Journal Abbreviations

Business and Economics

Cruel.orgEconomics Journals: Acronyms


Chemical Abstracts ServiceCAS Source Index (CASSI) Search Tool
Beyond CASSIJournal title abbreviations from early chemical literature and other historical reference sources
Web of ScienceJournal Title Abbreviations
Thomson ReutersScience Citation Index Expanded - Journal List
University of British Columbia LibraryJournal Titles and Abbreviations
Beilstein Informationssysteme GmbJournals Indexed in the Beilstein Database
Royal Society of ChemistryLIC Periodicals Database Search
MoleculesA List of Journal Abbreviations

Computer Science

Saint Louis UniversityComputer Science: Journal Abbreviations
Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE)List of Journal Titles Covered by INSPEC


Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE)List of Journal Titles Covered by INSPEC
Scribd.Science and Engineering Journal Abbreviations
ElsevierAll Journals within Mechanical Engineering

Environmental Sciences

Ekolojinet.comEcology Journals Portal
PMEL Publications DatabaseJournal Abbreviations
WSLList of journal abbreviations
MJL Medical Journal LinkPharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmacy Journals

Food Science

International Food Information ServiceSerial Publications Scanned for Food Science and Technology Abstracts


American Geological InstituteGeoRef Information Services. Serials List


The History Journals GuidePeriodicals Directory


University of Washington - School of Law - Marian Gould Gallagher Law LibraryBluebook Abbreviations of Law Review Titles
Cardiff UniversityCardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations
Electronic Journals Library (Elektronische Zeitschriftenbibliothek EZB)Law Abbreviations

Materials Science

E-Journals University Libraries/Arizona Health Sciences LibraryChemical & Materials Engineering: Materials Science


American Mathematical SocietyAbbreviations of Names of Serials
MathSciNetSearch the Journals Database
Zentralblatt MATHSerials Covered by Zentralblatt MATH


NCBIProper Abbreviations of Dental Journals
BioMed Central LtdBiomedical Journal Title Search
Thomson ReutersCC/CLINICAL MEDICINE - Journal List
Free Medical Journals.comFree Medical Journals.com
SWISS-PORT / Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics and the European Bioinformatics InstituteList of Cited Journals
National Center for Biotechnology InformationNCBI Journal Browser
National Library of MedicineNLM LOCATORplus
CDC Centers for Disease Control and PreventionAbbreviations for Journal Titles
Science & AAASJournal Title Abbreviations for Science
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityJournal title search
Genamics JournalSeekList of Journals on Medicine
UC DAVIS University LibraryElectronic Journals A-Z


The Philosopher's IndexAbbreviations, ISSN Numbers and Full Titles Used in the Printed Editions of The Philosopher's Index


Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE)List of Journal Titles Covered by INSPEC
HindawiElectronics and Communications Abstracts
Journal Title Abbreviations - American Institute of PhysicsAppendix G: Journal Title Abbreviations
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC)SPIRES Journals Database


Lee UniversityReligion Journal Abbreviations

Veterinary Medicine

The University of MelbourneVeterinary Science Resources
BiodilaComparative Medicine and Veterinary Journals

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