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Abbreviations for Captions

For use in Aleph - Holdings and Items

See also Captions for Foreign Months


A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M --

N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z


 

This list is compiled from three sources: 

A selection from Appendix B of AACR2 (1998 revision).

Holdings Statements for Bibliographic Items (ANSI/NISO Z39.71-1999), which uses captions from Appendix B or from other standard lists, or creates them according to Rules for the Abbreviation of Bibliographic Items (ISO 832: 1994).

Harvard University Library's compiled list, which adds abbreviations to selections from Appendix B of AACR2 (1998 revision). 

 

Item Abbreviations Source
aanvulling aanv. Harvard
aastakäik aastak AACR2
Abdruck Abdr. AACR2
abgedruckt abgedr. AACR2
abridgment abr. Harvard
abrogazioni abrog. Harvard
abstrac, -s abstr. Harvard
Abteilung, Abtheilung Abt. AACR2
act, -s do not abbreviate Harvard
actualización actual. Harvard
additions addit. Harvard
administrative adm. Harvard
advance sheet adv. sheet Harvard
afdeling afd. AACR2
aflevering afl. AACR2
agency do not abbreviate Harvard
aggiunte agg. Harvard
aids do not abbreviate Harvard
akt do not abbreviate Harvard
amended amend. Harvard
amending amend. Harvard
amendment amend. Harvard
analysis anal. Harvard
anatheoremene (Greek) anath. Harvard
annales ann. Harvard
annali ann. Harvard
annals ann. Harvard
annexe do not abbreviate Harvard
anno, anni do not abbreviate Harvard
annotated annot. Harvard
annotation annot. Harvard
annual annu. Harvard
anuario anu. Harvard
appellate appell. Harvard
appended append. Harvard
appendice append. Harvard
appendix append. Harvard
ĺrgang ĺrg. AACR2
argangur arg. ISO
argued arg. Harvard
arithmos (Greek) ar. AACR2
article artic. Harvard
artículo artíc. Harvard
assembly assem. Harvard
Auflage Aufl. AACR2
Ausgabe Ausg. AACR2
avdeling avd. AACR2
Band Bd. AACR2
band bd. AACR2
Bändchen Bdchn. AACR2
Bände Bde. AACR2
Beiblatt Beibl. Harvard
Beilage Beil. Harvard
Bericht Ber. Harvard
bilangan bil. AACR2
bind bd. AACR2
binder bind. Harvard
bindi bd. ISO
Blatt, Blätter Bl. Harvard
book bk. AACR2
bovített bov. AACR2
brief do not abbreviate Harvard
brochure broch. Harvard
broj br. AACR2
bulletin bull. AACR2
cahier cah. Harvard
case, -s do not abbreviate Harvard
část č. AACR2
centimetre, -s cm. AACR2
chapitre ch. Harvard
chapter ch. AACR2
chast´ ch. ISO
chronological chronol. Harvard
chronos ch. ISO
číslo čís. AACR2
citation cit. Harvard
civil civ. Harvard
clause do not abbreviate Harvard
code do not abbreviate Harvard
comment do not abbreviate Harvard
commentary comment. Harvard
compilation compil. Harvard
compiled compil. Harvard
concordance concord. Harvard
congress congr. Harvard
consolidated consol. Harvard
constitución const. Harvard
constitution const. Harvard
continuation contin. Harvard
correlation correl. Harvard
course do not abbreviate Harvard
court do not abbreviate Harvard
criminal crim. Harvard
cuaderno cuad. Harvard
cumulated cumul. Harvard
cumulatif cumul. Harvard
cumulation cumul. Harvard
cumulative cumul. Harvard
current curr. Harvard
częsć cz. AACR2
decisăo decis. Harvard
decision, -s decis. Harvard
decisiones decis. Harvard
decretos decret. Harvard
deel d. AACR2
defendant defend. Harvard
del (Danish, Norwegian, Swedish) d. AACR2
deltion (Greek) delt. Harvard
descriptive descr. Harvard
desk do not abbreviate Harvard
developments dev. Harvard
digest dig. Harvard
djilid djil. AACR2
document doc. AACR2
dodatek, dodatki dod. Harvard
dogovor do not abbreviate Harvard
dopolnenie dop. Harvard
draft do not abbreviate Harvard
edición ed. AACR2
édition éd. AACR2
edition, -s ed., eds. AACR2
edizione ed. AACR2
ekdosis (Greek) ekd. Harvard
enacted do not abbreviate Harvard
enmienda enm. Harvard
Entscheidung, -en Entscheid. Harvard
environment environ. Harvard
envoi do not abbreviate Harvard
epeuxemene (Greek) epeux. Harvard
epoca do not abbreviate Harvard
époque do not abbreviate Harvard
Ergänzung, -en Erg. Harvard
Ergänzungsheft, -e Ergheft Harvard
Ergänzungslieferung, -en Erglfg. Harvard
évfolyam évf. AACR2
evidence evid. Harvard
exercise, -s exerc. Harvard
expediter do not abbreviate Harvard
extra do not abbreviate Harvard
extraordinary extr. Harvard
extraordinary session extr.sess. ISO
ezhegodnik ezhegod. Harvard
fascicle fasc. AACR2
fascicolo fasc. ISO
fascicule fasc. AACR2
fasciculo fasc. ISO
fase do not abbreviate Harvard
federal fed. Harvard
feuillets feuill. Harvard
file do not abbreviate Harvard
finder do not abbreviate Harvard
findex do not abbreviate Harvard
finding list find. list Harvard
fiscal year FY ISO
Folge do not abbreviate Harvard
folio fol. AACR2
form, -s do not abbreviate Harvard
formulaire formul. Harvard
Fortsetzung Fortsetz. Harvard
full text do not abbreviate Harvard
füzet füz. ISO
gads gd. ISO
gazette gaz. Harvard
general gen. Harvard
général gén. Harvard
generale gen. Harvard
gilyon gil. Local UF
god g. ISO?
godina g. AACR2
Grundlieferung Grundlfg. Harvard
Gruppe do not abbreviate Harvard
guide do not abbreviate Harvard
häfte hft. Harvard
Halbband Halbbd. Harvard
hand do not abbreviate Harvard
hearing hear. Harvard
Heft, -e (German) do not abbreviate Harvard
hefte (Danish, Norwegian) do not abbreviate Harvard
historical hist. Harvard
history, histories hist. Harvard
hoveset (Hebrew) hov. Harvard
inch, -es in. AACR2
index do not abbreviate Harvard
indice do not abbreviate Harvard
informe inf. Harvard
interim do not abbreviate Harvard
issuance do not abbreviate Harvard
issue do not abbreviate Harvard
izdája izd. AACR2
izdanie izd. Harvard
jaargang jaarg. AACR2
Jahrgang Jahrg. AACR2
jilid jil. AACR2
kerekh do not abbreviate Local UF
key do not abbreviate Harvard
kiadás kiad. AACR2
kn´iga kn´. ISO
kniga (Cyrillic, Russian) kn. Harvard
kniha kn. AACR2
knjiga (Cyrillic, Serbian) knj. AACR2
knyha (Cyrillic, Ukranian) kn. Harvard
kötet köt. AACR2
kvartal kvart. ISO
later do not abbreviate Harvard
law, -s do not abbreviate Harvard
legislation do not abbreviate Harvard
legislative legis. Harvard
legislature legis. Harvard
leto l. AACR2
letter, -s lett. Harvard
liats do not abbreviate Harvard
Lieferung Lfg. AACR2
list do not abbreviate Harvard
liste do not abbreviate Harvard
livraison livr. AACR2
loose-leaf do not abbreviate Harvard
mahadurah (Hebrew) mahad. Harvard
manual man. Harvard
master do not abbreviate Harvard
material mater. Harvard
memorandum, memoranda memo. Harvard
meros (Greek) mer. AACR2
miesięcznik mies. AACR2
millimetre, -s mm. AACR2
mise ŕ jour do not abbreviate Harvard
mispas (Hebrew) mis. Harvard
Nachtrag Nachtr. Harvard
names do not abbreviate Harvard
neue Folge n.F. AACR2
new do not abbreviate Harvard
new series new ser. AACR2
news do not abbreviate Harvard
newsletter newsl. Harvard
nieuwe reeks do not abbreviate Harvard
nombor no. AACR2
nomor no. AACR2
noter-up do not abbreviate Harvard
notes do not abbreviate Harvard
nouveau, nouvelle nouv. AACR2
nouvelle série nouv.sér. ISO
nova serie nov.ser. ISO
nueva serie nuev.ser. ISO
nueva, nuevo do not abbreviate Harvard
number, -s no. AACR2
numer num. ISO
numer (Albanian) nr. AACR2
numer (Yiddish) num. Harvard
numeris num. AACR2
numero (Finnish) n:o AACR2
numéro (French) no AACR2
numero (Italian) n. AACR2
número (Spanish) no. AACR2
numers num. Harvard
Nummer Nr. AACR2
nummer nr. ISO
numurs num. ISO
nuova serie nuov.ser. ISO
nuovamente nuov. AACR2
odbitka odb. AACR2
oddzial oddz. AACR2
official off. Harvard
ofitsial'nyi ofits. Harvard
opinion, -s opin. Harvard
opuscule opusc. Harvard
order, -s do not abbreviate Harvard
ordinance, -s ordin. Harvard
ordinary session ord.sess. ISO
oyflage (Yiddish) oyfl. Harvard
oysgabe (Yiddish) oysg. Harvard
page, -s p. AACR2
pamphlet, -s pam. Harvard
Paragraph, -en Par. Harvard
parallel do not abbreviate Harvard
parliament parl. ISO
parliamentary parl. Harvard
parlimentary session parl.sess. ISO
part, -s pt., pts. AACR2
parte pt. AACR2
partie, -s ptie, pties AACR2
patent, -s pat. Harvard
periodos per. ISO
permanent perm. Harvard
phrases phr. Harvard
phyllos phyl. ISO
plaintiff plaint. Harvard
pocket do not abbreviate Harvard
popular pop. Harvard
postanovlenie postan. Harvard
practice pract. Harvard
preliminary prelim. AACR2
prilozhenie prilozh. Harvard
procedure proced. Harvard
prodolzhenie prodol. Harvard
przedstawienie przed. Harvard
przerobione przerob. AACR2
quarter, -s qtr. ISO
quick finder do not abbreviate Harvard
receipt do not abbreviate Harvard
recompiled recompil. Harvard
record rec. Harvard
recumulation recumul. Harvard
reeks do not abbreviate Harvard
reference ref. Harvard
register regist. Harvard
regular regul. Harvard
regulation, -s regul. Harvard
Reihe do not abbreviate Harvard
release, -s do not abbreviate Harvard
reliure supplementaire reliure suppl. Harvard
remesa do not abbreviate Harvard
repeal do not abbreviate Harvard
repealed do not abbreviate Harvard
replaced repl. Harvard
replacement repl. Harvard
report rept. AACR2
reporter report. Harvard
research res. Harvard
revisé, -e rev. AACR2
revised rev. AACR2
revu, -e rev. AACR2
rik (Cyrillic) r. ISO
ročník roč. AACR2
rocznik rocz. AACR2
rok r. AACR2
rule, -s do not abbreviate Harvard
ruling, -s do not abbreviate Harvard
saved do not abbreviate Harvard
section sect. Harvard
semester sem. Harvard
semestre sem. ISO
série sér. AACR2
series ser. AACR2
service serv. Harvard
sesit ses. AACR2
sessiia sess. Harvard
session sess. ISO
sëzd do not abbreviate Harvard
shanah do not abbreviate Local UF
sheet do not abbreviate Harvard
slip do not abbreviate Harvard
special spec. Harvard
spravochnik sprav. Harvard
stat'ia do not abbreviate Harvard
statut do not abbreviate Harvard
statute, -s do not abbreviate Harvard
statutory statut. Harvard
stevilka st. AACR2
stranitsa (Cyrillic) str. Harvard
sumario, -s sum. Harvard
summary, summaries summ. Harvard
superseded supers. Harvard
suplemento supl. Harvard
supplement, -s suppl. AACR2
supreme do not abbreviate Harvard
svazek sv. AACR2
syllabus do not abbreviate Harvard
szám sz. AACR2
tables do not abbreviate Harvard
teacher's manual teach. man. Harvard
Teil, Theil T. AACR2
temporary tempor. Harvard
tentative tentat. Harvard
term do not abbreviate Harvard
teuchos (Greek) teuch. AACR2
text do not abbreviate Harvard
teyl tl. Harvard
title do not abbreviate Harvard
title page t.p. AACR2
tmema (Greek) tm. Harvard
tom t. ISO
tomas t. ISO
tome t. AACR2
tomo t. AACR2
tomos (Greek) t. AACR2
tomul t. AACR2
tomus t. AACR2
topica top. Harvard
trademarks do not abbreviate Harvard
tranfer binder transf. bind. Harvard
transmittal transm. Harvard
transportation transp. Harvard
treatise do not abbreviate Harvard
treaty, treaties do not abbreviate Harvard
trimester trim. Harvard
trimestre trim. ISO
udgave udg. AACR2
uitgaaf uitg. AACR2
unannotated unannot. Harvard
unit do not abbreviate Harvard
unofficial unoff. Harvard
update do not abbreviate Harvard
validating valid. Harvard
volum v. ISO
volume, -s v. AACR2
volumen v. Harvard
vydání vyd. AACR2
vydannia (Cyrillic) vyd. Harvard
vypusk vyp. ISO
words do not abbreviate Harvard
work do not abbreviate Harvard
wydanie wyd. AACR2
year do not abbreviate Harvard
yorgang (Yiddish) yorg. Harvard
zaglavie (Cyrillic) zagl. Harvard
zeszyt zesz. AACR2
zväzok zv. AACR2
zvezek zv. AACR2

 


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Questions? Contact Naomi Young at nyoung@ufl.edu.

created 7/08/04,  jac

 

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