The abstract is included as page iii and consists of a concise, one to three sentence statement of the thesis problem, a brief description consisting of no more than a few sentences describing the research method or design, and a report of the major findings and conclusions.
in a section that is accessible to search engines, and therefore would constrain potential exposure of your work. The abstract as you submit it will NOT be altered in your published manuscript.
- are generally 200-300 words in length,
- consist of one to two paragraphs of information,
- do not usually contain citations, and
- do not repeat the thesis title.