Part F Sources and word limit
IB part F descriptors
F) Sources and word limit
A bibliography or list of sources and all citations, using one standard method, must be included; any Illustrations, documents, or other supporting evidence should be included in an appendix. None of these will form part of the word count. The word count for the investigation must be clearly and accurately stated on the title page.
Marks Level descriptor
0 A list of sources is not included or the investigation is not within the word limit.
1 A list of sources is included but these are limited or one standard method is not used consistently or the word count is not clearly and accurately stated on the title page.
2 A list of sources using one standard method is included and the investigation is within the word limit.
3 An appropriate list of sources, using one standard method, is included. The investigation is within the word limit.