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How to Do a Bibliography For a Science Fair Project
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Procedure on how to do a bibliography for a science fair project.

Difficulty Level: Easy    Time Required: 10 minutes

Here's How:
  1. Write the author's last name, first name and middle name or initial.
  2. Write the name of the article or chapter from your source in quotes.
  3. Write the title of the book or source.
  4. Write the place where your source was published followed by a colon.
  5. Write the publisher name, date and volume followed by a colon and the page numbers.


  1. Here is an example for a book or magazine -- Smith, John B., 'Science Fair Fun' Experiment Time, New York: Sterling Pub. Co., May 1990, Vol. 2:10-25.
  2. Here is an example for a Web site -- Bailey, Regina, About.com Biology Site, Mar. 9, 2000.
  3. Here is an example for a conversation -- Martin, Clara, Telephone Conversation, Jan. 8, 2000.

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