Journal Abbreviations

Abbreviated journal titles can be a challenge for researchers. Below is a list of various print and electronic resources to help decipher journal abbreviations:

Electronic Resource Guides:
JAbbr - created by Cornell University Libraries
Journal Abbreviation Resources on the Web - created by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library
Biological Journals and Abbreviations
Print Resources (available at the Reference Desk):
Periodical title abbreviations: by abbreviation / editor, Leland G. Alkire, Jr. ; associate editor, Cheryl Westerman-Alkire.  Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., c2001.
Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation.   BPH-2 : periodicals with botanical content : constituting a second edition of Botanico-Periodicum-Huntianum / Gavin D.R. Bridson, compiler, [et al.].  Pittsburgh : Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Carnegie Mellon University, 2004.