Thirteen Ways to Write an Abstract
AbstractThe abstract is a crucial component of a research article. Abstracts head the text—and sometimes they can appear alone in separate listings (e.g., conference proceedings). The purpose of the abstract is to inform the reader succinctly what the paper is about, why and how the research was carried out, and what conclusions might be drawn. In this paper we consider the same (or a similar) abstract in 13 different formats to illustrate the strengths and weaknesses of each approach. View Full-Text
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Hartley, J.; Cabanac, G. Thirteen Ways to Write an Abstract. Publications 2017, 5, 11.
Hartley J, Cabanac G. Thirteen Ways to Write an Abstract. Publications. 2017; 5(2):11.Chicago/Turabian Style
Hartley, James; Cabanac, Guillaume. 2017. "Thirteen Ways to Write an Abstract." Publications 5, no. 2: 11.
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