How to Write an Abstract

Please refer to the Abstract Submission Guidelines before writing your abstract.

An Effective Abstract
Gives a brief overview of the contents of an abstract. Link includes a checklist and guide for writing papers that includes tips for word usage. These were originally written for agronomy, but the majority of the content is relevant to writing an abstract, regardless of the field.

Tips for Writing Conference Paper Abstracts
Lists tips and pitfalls in abstract writing. Includes exemplary samples of abstracts from the Department of History, which can guide you on concise writing.