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Re: Looking for Journal Abbreviations

At least some journals have recently changed their ways and are now
requiring that authors write out the full reference.  I had hoped that
this was a welcome trend away from formalized obfuscation, but apparently


On Thu, 18 Aug 2005 22:36:11 +0200 David Marjanovic
<david.marjanovic@gmx.at> writes:
> > Still missing a few, though ...  Does anyone know abbreviations 
> for:
> Some of these (Hunteria, Oryctos, PaleoBios, perhaps even Natura 
> Nascosta) 
> have names that are shorter than most ISI abbreviations. So I guess 
> they are 
> not abbreviated. Some are so obscure (Hunteria, IVPP Monograph 
> Series I, 
> Mesozoic Meanderings, MNA Bulletin, perhaps Natura Nascosta, 
> Occasional [!] 
> Papers of the RTMP -- this one might be supposed to be treated as a 
> book) 
> that they have probably never got ISI abbreviations, in which case 
> you're 
> probably supposed to spell them out as well. The Journal of 
> Systematic 
> Paleontology might fall in the latter category, though more probably 
> it's 
> just too new to have received an abbreviation yet.