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7) Write Your Paper: Summaries

A University of Lethbridge Library guide to common writing assignments.

Links - Standard Summaries

Links - Executive Summaries

Standard Summaries

What is a standard summary?

A standard summary is a concise overview of a longer document. The length, style, and format of your summary will depend on your specific goals and target audience.

Executive Summaries

What is an executive summary?

The main purpose of an executive summary is to present a condensed version of a much longer report, and to recommend a course of action based on the report's findings.

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