Box 24Abbreviation rules for editions

  • Abbreviate common words found in edition statements, if desired:
    WordAbbreviation
    editioned.
    abbreviatedabbr.
    abridgedabr.
    AmericanAm.
    augmentedaugm.
    authorizedauthoriz.
    EnglishEngl.
    enlargedenl.
    expandedexpand.
    illustratedill.
    modifiedmod.
    originalorig.
    reprint(ed)repr.
    revisedrev.
    specialspec.
    translationtransl.
    translated
    For additional abbreviations, see ISO 832:1994 - Rules for the abbreviation of bibliographic terms.
  • Follow abbreviated words with a period and end all edition information with a period
    • 3rd rev. ed.
    • 1st Engl. ed.

From: Chapter 18, Books and Other Individual Titles on CD-ROM, DVD, or Disk

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Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers [Internet]. 2nd edition.
Patrias K, author; Wendling D, editor.
Bethesda (MD): National Library of Medicine (US); 2007-.

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