Focusing Your Quest By Writing the Abstract First

Focusing Your Quest By Writing the Abstract First

LibParlor Contributor, Allison Hosier, discusses how writing an first that is abstract help clarify what you are writing about.

Allison Hosier is an given information Literacy Librarian at the University at Albany, SUNY. She has presented and published on research pertaining to practical applications of the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy as part of information literacy instruction. Her research that is current is on exploring the metaconcept that research is both a task and an interest of study. Follow her on Twitter at @ahosier.

In 2012, I attended a few workshops for new faculty on how best to write very first article that is peer-reviewed step-by-step. These workshops were loosely centered on Writing Your Journal Article in 12 Weeks by Wendy Laura Belcher.

Our first assignment? Write the abstract for our article.Lees verder