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Make a research paper cover sheet with Adobe Express.

Wow your professors and keep your research paper or thesis looking sharp with a fully customizable research cover page. Choose from thousands of professional-looking, editable templates to start with, then click and drag your favorite fonts, icons, and images to make it your own. When you’re finished, download and share it electronically or print it out.

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Whether you’re creating a research paper cover sheet or searching for some inspiration to draft up a master's thesis defense presentation, we’ve got you covered with thousands of customizable templates. Drag and drop your favorite icons and graphics or get recommended fonts and color palettes curated just for your design. Discover how fast it is to create impressive cover sheets and presentations with Adobe Express

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Let Adobe Express be your go-to app for cover pages.

The cover page is the first step in letting your readers know what your research is about and who wrote it. Adobe Express lets you make a great first impression on professors, teachers, and peers with easy-to-use editing tools and the ability to simultaneously produce print and electronic versions of your work. You can print out your full-color page in any size or download it as a PDF, JPEG, or PNG.

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Frequently asked questions

What should be included in my research paper cover design?
A cover page is the first point of contact that conveys who the author is of the work, as well as the proposed research and class you’re writing for. Explore our professional templates to get started with a sharp design or use them to find a research paper cover page example. While you’re at it, check out our libraries of free image and graphic assets. Then, have fun customizing your covers and presentations with your own photos, messaging, and color scheme.
Why is Adobe Express a great tool for busy students?
Design doesn’t have to take up all your valuable time. When you want to create research paper cover pages and presentations that stand out from your peers, Adobe Express puts everything you need at your fingertips. With customizable templates made by professional graphic designers, there’s no need to learn complicated technical steps or advanced design techniques.
What file types can I download?
Download your cover sheet as a JPEG, PNG, or PDF. If you choose to animate your design, you can download it as an MP4 video.
Can I get Adobe Express for free? If so, what’s included?
Anyone can get Adobe Express for free. Our free plan includes thousands of research cover sheet templates and thesis defense presentation examples to help you get inspired, hundreds of royalty-free Adobe Stock photos, basic editing and photo effects, and more. Learn more about our plans and pricing.
Can I create my own research paper cover template?
Adobe Express allows you to make any existing or new project into a shared template. These templates will be copied to your library and anyone who has access to the library will be able to start new projects from these templates.

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