Consequently, a good title should provide reasonable answers to the following questions : * Does the title of your manuscript, seen in isolation, give a full yet concise and specific indication of the work reported? Soler, \"Writing titles in science: An exploratory study\", English for Specific Purposes, Vol.26, pp.90-102, 2007. Haggan, \"Research paper titles in literature, linguistics and science: dimensions of attraction\", Journal of Pragmatics, Vol.36, pp.293-317, 2004.
* Would someone interested in the exact topic of your paper, reading this title, be inclined to read the abstract? In today's digital world, it is the web information retrieval by the internet search engines which will decide the visibility of your paper . Sebire, \"The impact of article titles on citation hits: an analysis of general and specialist medical journals\", Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine Short Reports, Vol.
They fail you if a good title is not chosen making your work obscure and unreachable to the intended audience.
There are now several standard digital libraries such as ACM Portal ( Microsoft's Academic Search ( IEEExplorer ( Google Scholar ( Pub Med ( and Science Direct ( which can be used to search for scientific articles.
How Metabolism Generates Signals during Innate Immunity and Inflammation .
General procedure for writing a title: When we write a research paper, first we think about its outline, we then prepare a draft and revise it several times.
Semantically speaking, a title should be captivating, informative and should introduce the subject of the paper to the reader in a clear and concise manner.
From a syntactic point of view, a title \"is metadata with a structure that can be a word, phrase, expression, or sentence, that serves to indicate a paper or one of its parts and give its subject\" .
For designing a good title, we need to do a similar exercise by first choosing a working title for the research paper and then refining it .
To choose a title, I usually summarize the main theme of my paper in a few sentences.