LibParlor Contributor, Allison Hosier, discusses how writing an first that is abstract help clarify what you are writing about.
Allison Hosier is an Information Literacy Librarian in the University at Albany, SUNY. She’s got presented and published on research pertaining to practical applications regarding the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy included in information literacy instruction. Her current research is focused on examining the metaconcept that scientific studies are both an action and a subject of study. Follow her on Twitter at @ahosier.
In 2012, I attended a series of workshops for new faculty about how to write your first peer-reviewed article, step-by-step. These workshops were loosely predicated on Writing Your Journal Article in 12 Weeks by Wendy Laura Belcher.
Our first assignment? Write the abstract for the article.
These tips was shocking in my opinion additionally the other scholars that are new the room at the time.