Q: What should the structure of a manuscript look like?

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How should I structure my writing?

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You have raised a slightly broad question. Assuming that you are referring to the structure of a manuscript that you are preparing for journal submission, research papers typically follow the IMRAD (Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion + Conclusion) structure. Each of these sections plays an important role in conveying your overall meaning and communicating your findings.

Here are some great resources that will show you how you can structure your paper:


I was referring to structuring each of these sections, especially literature review.

Thanks for the links, I will look at that as well.