Focusing Your Quest By Writing the Abstract First

Focusing Your Quest By Writing the Abstract First

LibParlor Contributor, Allison Hosier, discusses how writing an abstract first can help clarify what you’re writing about.

Allison Hosier is an given information Literacy Librarian at the University at Albany, SUNY. She has presented and published on research related to practical applications regarding the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy as an element of information literacy instruction. Her research that is current is on exploring the metaconcept that scientific studies are both an action and a topic of study. Follow her on Twitter at @ahosier.

In 2012, www.customwriting.org/ I attended a number of workshops for new faculty on the best way to write very first article that is peer-reviewed step-by-step. These workshops were loosely based on Writing Your Journal Article in 12 Weeks by Wendy Laura Belcher. Continue reading “Focusing Your Quest By Writing the Abstract First”