Abstracts and Abstracting
  • Author : Tibor Koltay
  • Release Date : 15 March 2010
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 236
  • ISBN 13 : 9781780630328

Abstracts and Abstracting Book Summary

Despite their changing role, abstracts remain useful in the digital world. Highly beneficial to information professionals and researchers who work and publish in different fields, this book summarizes the most important and up-to-date theory of abstracting, as well as giving advice and examples for the practice of writing different kinds of abstracts. The book discusses the length, the functions and basic structure of abstracts, outlining a new approach to informative and indicative abstracts. The abstractors’ personality, their linguistic and non-linguistic knowledge and skills are also discussed with special attention. Despite the relatively large number of textbooks on the topic there is no up-to-date book on abstracting in the English language In addition to providing a comprehensive coverage of the topic, the proposed book contains novel views - especially on informative and indicative abstracts The discussion is based on an interdisciplinary approach, blending the methods of library and information science and linguistics

Abstracts and Abstracting

Abstracts and Abstracting

Author : Tibor Koltay
Publisher : Elsevier
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Despite their changing role, abstracts remain useful in the digital world. Highly beneficial to information professionals and researchers who work and publish in different fields, this book summarizes the most important and up-to-date theory of abstracting, as well as giving advice and examples for the practice of writing different kinds ...

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