Hartley, J and Cabanac, G (2017) Thirteen Ways to Write an Abstract. Publications, 5. ISSN 2304-6775

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Abstract

The abstract is a crucial component of a research article. Abstracts head the textand 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.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This is the final published version of the article (version of record). It first appeared online via MDPI at http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/publications5020011 - please refer to any applicable terms of use of the publisher.
Uncontrolled Keywords: key words ,structured abstracts, graphical abstracts, video abstracts, readable abstracts, tweetable abstracts
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z004 Books. Writing. Paleography
Divisions: Faculty of Natural Sciences > School of Psychology
Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2017 13:20
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2017 13:23
URI: http://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/4053

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