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Tell the Story of Your Research Results
Visual representations of your research results can effectively communicate their significance to your colleagues and the world.
Learn best practices for using images in articles or other publications, developing slides for classes or scientific meetings, creating posters for research fairs or conferences, and more.
Writing a Research Abstract
Scientific meetings use abstract competitions to select research for presentations. This guide explains how to create a well-written abstract and increase the probability that your research is selected.
Top Ten Slide Tips
From Garr Reynolds, communications consultant and author of best-selling books including the award-winning Presentation Zen, Presentation Zen Design, and the Naked Presenter.
Figures, Tables and Other Images
Common Journal Requirements
- File type: JPG, TIFF; occasionally PDF or EPS
- Image Resolution: 300 ppi
- Labeling: Large enough to read. Many journals prefer simple fonts like Arial or Helvetica.
- Copyright information: you or FSU may retain copyright (recommended) or choose to give copyright to the journal (not recommended)
Finding, Using and Citing Others' Images
If an image is in the public domain, you do not need to request permission to use it; otherwise, the copyright holder must agree that you may use the image. Either way, credit the creator of the image.
Fabric Conference Posters
Blog and comments on creating inexpensive, wrinkle-free, travel-friendly conference posters made of cloth
Poster guidelines developed by two College of Medicine faculty members: