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Abstracts and Abstracting

Abstracts and Abstracting
  • Author : Tibor Koltay
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 15 March 2010
  • ISBN : 1780630328
  • Pages : 236 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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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 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
  • Release : 15 March 2010
GET THIS BOOKAbstracts and Abstracting

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


Abstracts and Abstracting

Abstracts and Abstracting
  • Author : Tibor Koltay
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 29 March 2010
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Abstracts are as useful and beneficial in today's digital environment as they were in the print-era. Here is a comprehensive resource detailing the most important and up-to-date theories in abstracting and effective, practical guidance on writing abstracts. Author Tibor Koltay discusses abstracts' basic structures and functions plus important new approaches for informative and indicative abstracts. Koltay demonstrates current best practices and model implementation by including successful real world examples, and provides step-by-step guidelines for implementing essential abstracting rules of thumb.


Meanings of Abstract Art

Meanings of Abstract Art
  • Author : Paul Crowther,Isabel Wünsche
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 03 March 2021
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"This book explores the relation of abstract art to nature. Traditional picturing and sculpture are based on conventions of resemblance between the work and that which it is a representation "of." Abstract works, in contrast, adopt alternative modes of visual representation, or break down and reconfigure the mimetic conventions of pictorial art and sculpture. Obviously this means that abstract art takes many different forms. However, this diversity should not mask some key structural features; these center on two basic relations


Indexing and Abstracting in Theory and Practice

Indexing and Abstracting in Theory and Practice
  • Author : Frederick Wilfrid Lancaster
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release : 03 March 2021
GET THIS BOOKIndexing and Abstracting in Theory and Practice

This third edition of what has become a classic among textbooks in schools of library and information science (and related programs) has been thoroughly updated to reflect the evolving technological advancements in the field. Focusing on indexing of the subject matter of material, the beginning chapters review the literature and discuss various principles and practices such as exhaustivity or depth of indexing, specificity, checktags, pre- and post-coordinate indexes, and consistency and quality of indexing. Discussions on abstracting cover such concepts


Introduction to Indexing and Abstracting

Introduction to Indexing and Abstracting
  • Author : Donald B. Cleveland,Ana D. Cleveland
  • Publisher : Littleton, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited
  • Release : 03 March 1983
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Based on new research and years of practical experience, this guide presents the basic knowledge necessary to become a professional indexer. Synthesizing the thinking and experience of indexers and abstractors over the years, the book introduces readers to such fundamentals as the nature of information, the organization of information, vocabulary control, types of indexes and abstracts, evaluation of indexing, and the use of computers. A new chapter on indexing and the Internet has been added, as has a chapter that


BK REVIEW DIGEST

BK REVIEW DIGEST
  • Author : H. W. Wilson Company
  • Publisher : Wentworth Press
  • Release : 25 August 2016
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public



Automatic Indexing and Abstracting of Document Texts

Automatic Indexing and Abstracting of Document Texts
  • Author : Marie-Francine Moens
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 11 April 2006
GET THIS BOOKAutomatic Indexing and Abstracting of Document Texts

Automatic Indexing and Abstracting of Document Texts summarizes the latest techniques of automatic indexing and abstracting, and the results of their application. It also places the techniques in the context of the study of text, manual indexing and abstracting, and the use of the indexing descriptions and abstracts in systems that select documents or information from large collections. Important sections of the book consider the development of new techniques for indexing and abstracting. The techniques involve the following: using text


Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks

Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks
  • Author : Wendy Laura Belcher
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 21 January 2009
GET THIS BOOKWriting Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks

`A comprehensive, well-written and beautifully organized book on publishing articles in the humanities and social sciences that will help its readers write forward with a first-rate guide as good company.' - Joan Bolker, author of Writing Your Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a Day `Humorous, direct, authentic ... a seamless weave of experience, anecdote, and research.' - Kathleen McHugh, professor and director of the UCLA Center for the Study of Women Wendy Laura Belcher's Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve



Personality and Psychopathology

Personality and Psychopathology
  • Author : Robert F. Krueger,Jennifer L. Tackett
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release : 17 October 2013
GET THIS BOOKPersonality and Psychopathology

Traditionally, personality and psychopathology have been distinct areas of inquiry. This important volume reviews influential research programs that increasingly bridge the gap between the two areas. Presented are compelling perspectives on whether certain personality traits or structures confer risks for mental illness, how temperament interacts with other influences on psychological adaptation, links between personality disorders and mood and anxiety disorders, implications for effective intervention, and more.



An Invitation to Abstract Mathematics

An Invitation to Abstract Mathematics
  • Author : Béla Bajnok
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 28 November 2020
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This undergraduate textbook promotes an active transition to higher mathematics. Problem solving is the heart and soul of this book: each problem is carefully chosen to demonstrate, elucidate, or extend a concept. More than 300 exercises engage the reader in extensive arguments and creative approaches, while exploring connections between fundamental mathematical topics. Divided into four parts, this book begins with a playful exploration of the building blocks of mathematics, such as definitions, axioms, and proofs. A study of the fundamental concepts


Abstracting Craft

Abstracting Craft
  • Author : Malcolm McCullough
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release : 03 March 1998
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In this investigation of the possibility of craft in the digital realm, the author discusses the emergence of computation as a medium, rather than just a set of tools, suggesting a growing correspondence between digital work and traditional craft.


Introduction to Indexing and Abstracting

Introduction to Indexing and Abstracting
  • Author : Ana D Cleveland,Donald B Cleveland
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 19 July 2013
GET THIS BOOKIntroduction to Indexing and Abstracting

While the basic tenets of indexing and abstracting remain the same as in previous decades, the evolution of information and communication technology in the 21st century necessarily changes many aspects of the use—and organization—of information in society. This fourth edition of Introduction to Indexing and Abstracting examines the primary tools for organizing information, addressing fundamental concepts such as the nature of information, the organization of information, vocabulary control, types of indexes and abstracts, evaluation of indexing, and the