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2021-06-28

Can the title be a question?

Can the title be a question?

It is not advisable to have a question as the title of your paper as it is the first thing readers will see about your paper. However, there is no specific guideline about this and you may find a number of published articles that have questions as their titles.

Why do you need to have a very good research title?

The title summarizes the main idea or ideas of your study. A good title contains the fewest possible words needed to adequately describe the content and/or purpose of your research paper.

Why do we need titles?

Today titles serve two purposes – one is to identify to others (customers, colleagues within the organization) to whom they should look for specific actions or decisions. The other is to recognize our progress up the organization.

Why are titles so important?

The title of your manuscript is usually the first introduction readers have to your published work. Therefore, you must select a title that grabs attention, accurately describes the contents of your manuscript, and makes people want to read further.

What was the article title?

The title indicates what the article is about and distinguishes it from other articles. The title may simply be the name (or a name) of the subject of the article, or, if the article topic has no name, it may be a description of the topic.

Do articles have titles?

Longer works like books, journals, etc. should be italicized and shorter works like poems, articles, etc. should be put in quotations. For example, a book title would be placed in italics but an article title would be placed in quotation marks.

What should a title of an article be like?

In academic writing the title should be as simple, clear and precise as possible. It must say what the article is about and can include findings [your results] and what you have done [a RCT measuring this or that].