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NoodleTools Instructions

A brief overview of how to set up your NoodleTools account and use it.

Creating Citations in NoodleTools

After you log in, you will see the Projects screen:

How to start a new project and a source list

1. On the Projects screen, click New project.



2. On the Create a New Project screen, enter a name for your project and select the appropriate citation style and level. Click Submit

NOTE: Once you create a project, you can still change citation styles and levels later.



3. The Dashboard screen appears. The Dashboard organizes your work environment. You can use this section to keep track of your working thesis/research question, create to-do lists, link to your paper in Google Docs, etc.


4. To begin citing sources, click Sources in the navigation bar at the top.


5. On the Sources screen, click + Create New Source and select the best match for your source from the choices given. The selections under "What is it?" is dependent on what you selected for "Where is it?"


6. Click Continue to go to the next screen.

7. Fill in the citation form with information about your source. If your source is a book, you can locate the book in WorldCat (via an ISBN number or title/author search) and it will automatically fill in the form with the book's details.

8. After you finish entering information about your source, click Submit to save your new citation.