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Case Reports: Style and Formatting

Here, we discuss small stylistic and formatting touches that may help to increase the clarity of clinical case reports.

by Michaela Panter, PhD

3 min

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Writing a Cover Letter for Journal Submission [Free Template]

Journal cover letters are your chance to lobby on behalf of your manuscript. This AJE Journal Cover Letter Guide offers some useful tips for getting them right. It also includes a free journal cover letter template.

by Ben Mudrak, PhD

3 min

A downloadable checklist to help authors maintain consistency while writing academic manuscripts
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Maintaining Consistency in Academic Writing and Research Manuscripts: A Free Checklist

Inconsistency is one of the most common errors made by authors writing scholarly manuscripts. View our checklist for manuscript consistency.

by Tim Roth, MTS

2 min

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Make a Great First Impression: 6 Tips for Writing a Good Abstract

  • The abstract is a very important part of your research paper.
  • Follow these six tips to make the most of a small amount of space.
  • Provide clear conclusions but avoid overselling your work.

by Sarah Conte, PhD

8 min

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Ways to Reduce the Word Count in an Abstract

Word limits can be frustrating, but there are several ways to reduce your abstract's word count in a pinch.

by Casi Newell, PhD

4 min

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3 Easy Ways to Reduce Word Counts in Your Research Paper

Here, we highlight three additional strategies for concise writing: eliminating unnecessary spaces, repetition of units, and wordy transitions.

by Michaela Panter, PhD

2 min

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How to Edit Productively

This article provides best practices on how (and when) to edit your research manuscript.

by Michaela Panter, PhD

4 min

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Writing an Effective Figure Legend

Although standards for writing legends for your figures vary from journal to journal, there are a few common principles that may help to ensure clarity.

by Michaela Panter, PhD

4 min

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Abbreviations in Figures: Saving Space but Frustrating Readers?

The unnecessary use of abbreviations in figures can make a paper more difficult to read and may be particularly troublesome for journal reviewers.

by Jody Plank, PhD

4 min

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