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Names of Journals.  

Lauren Fischer and Paul Frank

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (11 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2020
Published Online: 
Feb 2020
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Abbreviate and italicize names of journals. Use initial capital letters. Abbreviate according to the listing in the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) NLM Catalog database ( (see 13.10, Names of Journals). Some publishers may have access to reference managers or other databases that provide guidance, journal title abbreviations, and tools for automated validation. For journals or publishers that do not have such resources, journal names for journals not cited in PubMed may be expanded to avoid possible confusion. Another resource is the NLM Fact Sheet “Construction of the National Library of Medicine Title Abbreviations,” which can be found at ...