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Abbreviations / Acronyms

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All Types

Name Description
Acronym Finder The web's largest acronyms and abbreviations searchable database. Covers all subjects but with a focus on computers, technology, telecommunications, and the U.S. military.
The Internet Acronym Server "Covers 17,000+ abbreviations and acronyms in all subject areas."

Journals Titles

Name Description
All That JAS: Journal Abbreviation Sources A registry of Web resources providing access to the full title of journal abbreviations in a variety of predominantly scientific fields.
Biological Journals and Abbreviations "Covers biology and, to a lesser extent, medicine. Click on the first letter in the journal title abbreviation."
Canada Institute of Scientific & Technical Information. Catalogue Covers science & technology. Enter the abbreviated journal title in the title search.
CAplus Core Journal Coverage List

Finds full titles of journals indexed by Chemical Abstracts.

CAS Source Index (CASSI) Publications indexed in SciFinder / Chemical Abstracts
Journals Indexed in Agricola Covers agriculture. Search in Abbreviated Title.
MathSciNet's Journal Identification

Search by journal abbreviation or journal name.

PubMed Journal Database Browser Covers medicine. Enter the journal title abbreviation.

Society / Association Names

Name Description
IPL Associations on the Net Enter as a search term.

Specific Subjects

Name Description
Abbreviations & Acronyms A dictionary of abbreviations and acronyms in GIS, cartography, and remote sensing.
NetLingo List of Chat Acronyms & Text Shorthand “a.k.a. Internet acronyms, text message jargon, abbreviations, initialisms, cyberslang, leetspeak, SMS code, textese.” Lists common abbreviations used by people around the world to communicate with each other online. “NetLingo is also tracking a global list of worldwide text terms and international online jargon. “
Opaui Guide to Lists of Acronyms, Abbreviations, and Initialisms A Comprehensive guide to abbreviations sites in more than 60 subject areas.

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