Journal Title Abbreviations
Below are electronic resources to help decipher journal title abbreviations as they appear in various indexes and references. If you can't find your abbreviation here, please contact a reference librarian, who will be happy to help further.
- AGRICOLA List of Journals Indexed
- Contains titles indexed by AGRICOLA, an agriculture database. Type the abbreviation in the Search box, change the "In:" dropdown box (immediately to the right) to "Abbr. Title," and click "Go."
- A searchable database of abbreviations and acronyms in Biotechnology that contains terms in such categories as: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Computers and Internet, Diseases, Grants, Journals, Laboratories, Medicine, Molecular Biology/Genetics, Neuroscience, Other Organizations, Professional Societies and US Government.
- Biological Journals And Abbreviations
- Organized in abbreviation order.
- CISTI Catalogue
- This is a library catalog which allows searching by abbreviation.
- Index Medicus Journal Abbreviations
- Provides an alphabetical list of journals indexed in Index Medicus + their abbreviations.
- ISI Journal Abbreviations Index
- Journal titles covered by ISI: Institute of Scientific Information, organized in title order with abbreviations journals. Covers all topics. Use Find to locate your abbreviation.
- Mathematical Reviews' Abbreviations of Names of Serials
- This covers all journals indexed by the Mathematical Reviews Database since 1985.
If you still can't find the title or abbreviation you are looking for, please ask at one of the WSU Libraries' reference desks about using Periodical Title Abbreviations or other sources. Return to WSU Libraries Home
- NLM LocatorPlus
- Search using abbreviations for any title likely to be in the National Library of Medicine. Entry will show the full title of the journal. Use advanced search, and select title abbreviation.
- Click on "Journals Database" in left hand resource list. Search using abbreviations for any title likely to be in the National Library of Medicine. Entry will show the full title of the journal.
- Input the abbreviation in the search box. Remember to check the full record to make sure this is the correct title, since Worldcat does a keyword search.