Journal Codes

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What is a journal code?

Integrated journals notify Dryad when an article has been accepted for publication or review via email or the API. These notifications include the journal code for the publication. The journal code is a unique identifier for the journal. Journal codes are used in the Dryad system to determine how and where information is processed and stored within Dryad, and what version of the processing system is used.

From where do journal codes come?

Currently, the codes do not adhere to any standardized construction rules. 

A Journal Code is the journal-specific abbreviation that Dryad uses for internal management. The journal code is also becoming more visible to Dryad users. A Journal Code is the journal-specific abbreviation that Dryad uses for internal management. Since Journal Names may change, it is preferred to use the Journal Code. If both Journal Name and Journal Code are present in the message, Dryad will use the Journal Code. Currently, the codes do not adhere to any standardized construction rules. Since Journal Names may change, it is preferred to use the Journal Code. If both Journal Name and Journal Code are present in the message, Dryad will use the Journal Code.

Ideas/recommendations for Journal Codes

Journal abbreviation - It is not practical to use journal abbreviations "as is" since they often contain spaces, which are incompatible with some environments. However, the abbreviations could be