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ERIC Number: EJ141599
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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The Use of Abbreviations and Acronyms in the Physics Literature
Bailey, Martha J.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 27, 2, 81-4, Mar-Apr 76
In a random sample of 40 abbreviations and acronyms gathered from the physics literature 1973-74, about half could be found only in the papers in which they were published. Due to the lack of uniform style guides for journals, the reader often cannot find definitions quickly for abbreviations in papers. (Author)
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