jojm
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HELP my bibliography is way to long!!!

Postby jojm » Tue Jul 30, 2019 9:58 pm

my bibliography is way to long for my project board it takes up 3 pages (my board can only take 1 or 1.5 max :oops: )

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Re: HELP my bibliography is way to long!!!

Postby dcnick96 » Wed Jul 31, 2019 7:50 am

Hello.

I recommend you prioritize your sources, perhaps based on most used (still alphabetize after you prioritize). I recommend keeping it to one page and leave space at the bottom to annotate "additional source information documented in project report."

Congratulations on finishing your project, and good luck!
Deana

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Re: HELP my bibliography is way to long!!!

Postby crocheter13 » Wed Jul 31, 2019 1:03 pm

Bibliographies can take up a whole lot of space, especially if you did a lot of research. If your bibliography is three pages long and that is too much, try making the font a lot smaller. Another option is expanding the board so that there is more room for the bibliography. Hope this helps!

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Re: HELP my bibliography is way to long!!!

Postby MadelineB » Wed Jul 31, 2019 2:43 pm

Hello JoJM,

I would like to emphasize that it would be better to follow the suggestions from the expert, Deana, and select just the high priority references. As an ISEF judge, I suggest that you do NOT reduce the font size to make the references fit. Judges view your project much more favorably if they read all the information on your board!

Best of luck!
Madeline

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Re: HELP my bibliography is way to long!!!

Postby AmyCowen » Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:26 pm

The Project Display Board guide contains a lot of useful information, including information about fonts and readability on the board. https://www.sciencebuddies.org/science- ... lay-boards

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