Intro 400 words - Why are some much longer?

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Intro 400 words - Why are some much longer?

Postby ops959 » May 31 2017 2:21 pm

Most introductions are about 400 words. Is there a reason why other paper introductions are so much longer? Is it the journal? When is it okay to write longer than 400 words?

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Re: Intro 400 words - Why are some much longer?

Postby relaxin » Jun 01 2017 3:54 pm

Some journals do limit the length of introduction, but others have no limit. However, you do not have to write lengthy introduction, just a summary of recent reports and the reason you want to further the study on this area of research.
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