This library guide is designed to guide you to some suggested databases and resources as you research your topic for the Wyoming State Science Fair. Please visit the Wyoming State Science Fair website for details and regulations regarding the program.
In this library guide, you will find information about:
Evaluating sources is difficult, but asking yourself some critical questions about each of your potential sources can really help. The following questions are just a starting point, but can help you quickly weed out less useful sources and then more closely examine what you have left.
How is the source related to your broad topic?
How is the source related to your specific research question?
Do you understand the source?
Is the source appropriate for your project?
How might you use this source?
It is important to properly cite the sources used when writing your academic paper in order to:
Citation elements often include: