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ERIC Number: EJ504928
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0049-3155
Improving Journal Abstracts (Current Research in Technical Communication).
Hartley, James
Technical Communication: Journal of the Society for Technical Communication, v42 n2 p333-34 May 1995
Presents a brief summary of the findings of a study. Describes three simple procedures to improve the accessibility and readability of journal abstracts: (1) enlarge type size to match that of the text; (2) use paragraph indentation to denote structure; and (3) rewrite abstracts in plainer English. (SR)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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