Wednesday, February 16, 2011

How is that journal title abbreviated?

Every once in a while you have to cite a paper from an unfamiliar journal. It can be frustrating not knowing how the journal title is abbreviated, although the internet has reduced that pain somewhat.

You can find how ISI abbreviates all the journal it indexes here. You can browse according to first letter, and use the search feature in your browser to find what you are looking for.

Recently, for example, the list helped me figure out that "IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics" was abbreviated as "IEEE T. Vis. Comput. Gr."