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Thirteen Ways to Write an Abstract

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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.

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(2017). Thirteen Ways to Write an Abstract. Publications, https://doi.org/10.3390/publications5020011

Acceptance Date Apr 25, 2017
Publication Date May 3, 2017
Journal Publications
Publisher MDPI
DOI https://doi.org/10.3390/publications5020011
Keywords key words ,structured abstracts, graphical abstracts, video abstracts, readable abstracts, tweetable abstracts
Publisher URL http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/publications5020011

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