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Abstracts are a fundamental genre of writing in many academic fields, and their brevity can make them particularly challenging to write. They are also often high-stakes documents that will determine whether or not people read your work or whether you will be accepted to present your work. The following resources aim to introduce you to this genre of academic writing.

Abstracts: Introduction to the Genre

Annotated Abstracts: Math/Control Theory

Annotated Abstracts: Physics (revision before and after)

Annotated Structured Abstract: Medicine