Submission Guidelines for IPS/BAS 495 Undergraduate Capstone Projects

Who Can Submit

The IPS/BAS 495 Undergraduate Capstone Projects collection only publishes final student materials conducted within the IPS and BAS 495 courses. For additional information, please read the policies page for this specific collection. If you have further questions please contact Scholarworks@boisestate.edu.

Before You Submit!

Review the submission checklist provided by your instructor, and pay close attention to the following:

  • The title must be unique and reflect what your project is about. For example "Snowfall Measurements for Annual Drought Estimation". All corresponding document(s) should have the final title on them.
  • The abstract (1-2 paragraphs) should provide a brief description of the nature of your project and the reasoning behind it.
  • Keywords should reflect the main subject matter of your project.

Accepted Document Types

Papers

Your paper should include the title of the project, author name(s), faculty mentor(s), and the abstract.

Make sure your paper is in an acceptable format. We can accept papers in Microsoft Word (*.DOCX), Rich Text Format (*.RTF), or Adobe Acrobat (*.PDF).

If you use a word-processing program other than Microsoft Word, look for an "Export" or "Save as" option in the program you are using and save the document as an *.RTF file.

All images on your paper should have alternative text applied to them (alt text). This is a short description of the image used for accessibility.

Posters

All posters must be saved as a *.PDF. Any images within the poster content must have alternative text applied to them (alt text), which is a short description of the image itself used for accessibility.

Slide Decks

All images on your slides should have alternative text applied to them (alt text). This is a short description of the image itself used for accessibility.

Save your slide deck as a *.PDF or send the .PPTX file

Videos

Submit a video by emailing a Google Drive or Dropbox link to Scholarworks@boisestate.edu. Include in your message which collection this is for and the title of the submitted project it is connected to.

Video files must be in an *.MP4 format. Our staff must be able to download the actual file.

In addition to the video file, a caption file is needed, and must be in *.srt file format.

For more information contact Scholarworks@boisestate.edu

The Submission Process

Please use the submission checklist provided in class to make sure you have everything in order. Then email ScholarWorks@boisestate.edu with all the necessary information and files

ScholarWorks staff will be in contact if there are any issues with your submission. Once, your work has been posted you will receive a confirmation message by email.

After It's Officially Posted

If you have any questions regarding your posted work please email Scholarworks@boisestate.edu