Assignment Metadata

Article Summary

  • Be sure to include a brief synopsis of your article. The summary should be about 100-160 characters.
  • Your summary will appear in search results, telling potential readers what the article is about.

Keywords (Formerly Key Concepts)

  • Include at least three "key concepts" in separate boxes which summarize the subject of your article.
  • Think in search terms, like “downhill skis” or “Oprah Winfrey.”
  • Add one key concept phrase per box -- no phrase should be longer than three words.


  • Add any relevant location to the Location section by inserting a name or address.
  • Examples:
    • For "Things to do in Chicago," type Chicago in the city box, and select Illinois from state pull-down menu.
    • For "Best Shops on Armitage Avenue in Chicago's Lincoln Park," type Chicago, select Illinois, and add 60614 to the postal code box.
    • For "Best Ways to Explore Disneyland," type the street address of Disneyland.
    • For "Backpacking Through Eastern Europe," type Eastern Europe in the Region box.
    • Include the country's postal code for international addresses.
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