How to Write an Abstract

  • Registration Closed
  • Jul 30, 2018
  • 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
  • Online

Learn how to write compelling and concise research papers, understand the publishing lifecycle, and become familiar with issues surrounding copyright and plagiarism. The NIH Library offers a variety of classes to enhance your knowledge about scholarly communication and increase your chances of being published.

Session Description

Learn how to write compelling and concise research abstracts for a manuscript submission to a journal or for a poster or oral presentation at a conference or meeting. In this session you will learn the key components of an abstract, how to structure your abstract, and how to write succinctly. You will also hear some “Dos and Don’ts” for writing and submitting your abstracts. This session is a short introduction for new authors and a refresher for experienced authors. Taught by Alicia Livinski, MPH, MA, Biomedical Librarian, NIH Library.

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