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Although it is said not to judge a book by its cover, when it comes to a research project, a term paper, an assignment, a report, a book, or a class assignment, the cover makes the first impression.
Also called the title page, the cover page is the front most page of a document, and it sets the tone for what the document is about. It is of absolute significance since it carries the title of the document. It is imperative that it be designed in a way that whomever holds the publication can quickly determine what it is about and whom it is intended for. A well designed and properly formatted page catches the attention of the reader and gives a professional look to your document.
Proper format and content
The cover page of a document or a book should be designed in such a way that:
- it reflects a concise insight of the document.
- it captures the attention of the person for whom it is written.
The format of a cover will depend on the nature of the publication. Typical formats include:
If you are making a cover for a research, assignment, or term paper, it is very important that you check with your instructor before creating the document. Your instructor will usually provide specific instructions on how the document should be prepared, and what it should include, such as:
- Title of the document
- Author’s name
- Author’s institution
- Tutor’s name
- Date or due date of document