Index

A

abbreviations, 119, 126
aboutness, 84, 89, 194, 196
abstracting competencies, 65, 72–3, 81–2, 103, 180
abstracting formulary, 114–17
abstracting instructions, 69, 75, 77, 82, 129
abstracting journals, 21, 57 See also databases
abstracting rules, 77, 85–6, 114–17, 127
abstractor:
definition, 28–9
extra-linguistic knowledge, 74–8
linguistic knowledge, 77–80
abstracts:
in applied linguistics, 110
in conservation biology, 110
in educational technology, 110
in humanities, 35, 76, 79, 102
in natural sciences, 35, 102, 109
in social sciences, 35, 102
in wildlife behaviour, 110
abstracts and introductions (comparison), 189–91
abstracts vs. summaries, 25–6
accuracy (quality attribute), 117, 137–9
advice to writers of author abstracts, 66–7 ...

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