Reference Resources & Quick Facts
Abbreviations & Acronyms
and Acronyms of the US Government - Use the FIND command or the directory
to locate the acronym/abbreviation of interest. Also has links to
the home pages of the agencies or programs listed.
- Abbreviations.com - Search acronyms and abbreviations on the "world's largest acronyms and abbreviations directory."
- Acronym Finder - 72,000
& their meanings. A searchable database containing common acronyms
and abbreviations about all subjects, with a focus on computers, technology,
telecommunications, and the military. Reverse look-up is also
- All that
JAS: Journal Abbreviation Sources - "A registry of Web resources that
list or provide access to the full title of journal abbreviations" -
Arranged by subject.
- BioABACUS -
BioABACUS (Biotechnology ABbreviation &
is a searchable database of abbreviations and acronyms in Biotechnology
that contains terms in such categories as: Biochemistry, Bioinformatics,
Cell Biology, Computers and Internet, Diseases, Grants, Journals, Laboratories,
Medicine, Molecular Biology/Genetics, Neuroscience, Other Organizations,
Professional Societies and US Government. You may search for
biology-related journal names and abbreviations. A link to the
journal's home page is provided when available.
- IATE (InterActive Terminology for Europe) "is the EU inter-institutional terminology database. IATE has been used in the EU institutions and agencies since summer 2004 for the collection, dissemination and shared management of EU-specific terminology."
- HSU Journal
Abbreviation Lookup - A search of the 40,000 plus titles,
abbreviations and ISSNs extracted from SFX. Updated monthly.
- The Public
Directory - A guide to the alphabet-soup of often-obscure names for
organizations and technologies in public broadcasting and the electronic
media. Includes addresses and phone numbers as well as links
to web sites for organizations.