Writing a cover letter
When you submit your article to a journal, you often need to include a cover letter.
Before you start to write though, check the instructions for authors (IFAs) of your chosen journal, as not all journals require a cover letter.
You should also check the instructions for authors for any specific information to include in your cover letter.
Cover letter template
If your chosen journal simply requires a standard cover letter that you can download and use our sample cover letter as a guide:
*(this will download a Word document)