What are the best resources for writing an abstract?

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    #1OWL: Writing Report Abstracts

    OWL: Writing Report Abstracts
    The Online Writing Lab offers researcher, writers and investigators, this little but well organised and clear tutorial on how to write an academic abstract for your paper or for your investigation. It covers both types of abstracts, informational and descriptives depending on what you may need.
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    Paula Esparza
    Written on September 20, 2017
    "The Online Writing Lab offers me a great service to when I might be struggling with writing abstracts. The site recognizes that the two main types of abstracts (Informational and descriptive) each serve different purposes and have different focuses. However, this site goes beyond just describing the differences; it also provides assistance to what type of written work might require an abstract: business letter, sales letter, grant writing. This is a one-stop resource website for writing an effective abstract. "
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    #2Wikihow: How to write an abstract

    Wikihow: How to write an abstract
    Wikihow, the website that shows how to do everything, has this online tutorial on how to write an abstract for an academic or scientific paper. It will guide you through different steps in the process of writing the abstract, from the gathering of information of your paper till the writing process itself.
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    William Munoz
    Written on September 20, 2017
    "I had an abstract due in a few hours and no clue on how to write one. Then Wikihow saved the day! Wikihow's article on how to write an abstract provided a detailed tutorial on all the steps needed to write an effective, quality abstract. If you find yourself short on time and an abstract for an academic paper to complete, then reading this article is a must!"
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    #3Writing Center Abstract Tutorial at UNC

    Writing Center Abstract Tutorial at UNC
    The University of North Carolina provides on its website a brief tutorial on what is an abstract and how to write it. In it, you will learn what an abstract is and what you need to learn for writing good abstracts that sum up your thesis or paper.
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    Rachel Hanson
    Written on September 20, 2017
    "While I might be a little bit childish saying this I like this site. It's a bit more user friendly and less sleep educing. I like the page breaks and different colors used to organize it. The information is well written and trusted."
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    #4UACES how to write an abstract for a paper

    UACES how to write an abstract for a paper
    The Academic Association for Contemporary European Studies offers this little guide written by Albrecht Sonntag that explains all that you need to write an abstract that will make your paper published and accepted for any conference or peer review.
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    Jean Porter
    Written on January 1, 2017
    "I wanted to know how to write an abstract. The guide at UACES was easy and helpful to do so."
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    #5[TUTORIAL] How To Write and Abstract guide

    [TUTORIAL] How To Write and Abstract guide
    This little guide form the Linguist List is a classic to have a first idea of what we will be needing to write a compelling abstract for our thesis, paper or academic work. Although it was written in 1997 the base for the writing is the same for nowadays and it will help you to focus on the elements that you need for your abstract writing.
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    Bobby Dean
    Written on February 28, 2017
    "I used the little guide from Linguist List to write an abstract and a checklist of all the parts of an abstract were listed for me. I followed each part of the checklist and was able to create an excellent abstract."
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    #6Google Scholar

    Google Scholar
    Google Scholar allows you to search for scholarly literature: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, and more. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources.
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    Dylan Bryant
    Written on November 3, 2017
    "I have used, and will continue to use Google Scholar. It is an easy site to use with the ability to look up any citation or resource in seconds. The topic can be about almost anything, but the articles are strictly academic. The content is also in almost any language out there. "

Summary

Best What are the best resources for writing an abstract
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1OWL: Writing Report AbstractsWebsites 8 Free
2Wikihow: How to write an abstractArticles 6 Free
3Writing Center Abstract Tutorial at UNCWebsites 4 Free
4UACES how to write an abstract for a paperWebsites 3 Free
5[TUTORIAL] How To Write and Abstract guideArticles 1 Free
6Google ScholarWebsites 0 Free
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