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Writing and Communicating Technical Information: Reports - Short (including lab reports)

What is a Short Report?

Short reports are less formal communication. Examples include incident reports, laboratory reports, progress or status reports and inspection reports.

Sample Short Reports

These samples are from the Free Online Textbook for Technical Writing provided and maintained by David McMurrey.

Warning: These files are registered with numerous plagiarism-checking services.

  • We also have a small collection of sample technical reports on Reserve at the front desk of the Newnham Library.

Key Resources for Short Reports

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