NoodleTools for Students


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NoodleTools for Students

  1. 1. NoodleTools<br />“A comprehensive and accurate bibliography composer with fully-integrated note-taking”<br />Updated September 2011<br />
  2. 2. What is NoodleBib?<br />Create, organize and store<br />Create a bibliography<br />Take notes online<br />Organize your notes<br />Create an outline <br />Add notecards under headings<br />Create [essay, speech, product…]<br />
  3. 3. Part 1: Creating your NoodleTools ID and Password<br />
  4. 4. <ul><li>The slides that follow will show you the steps required for creating your unique NoodleTools ID and password.
  5. 5. Use the same ID you use for eCleary, your email and student portal: lastnameFirstInitial Plus last three digits of your student number: smithj123
  6. 6. Use the same password you have created for your other Cleary accounts.
  7. 7. You cannot sync your NoodleTools password via the Student Portal.</li></li></ul><li>Click Current Users<br />
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  11. 11. Create your ID and Password<br />
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  13. 13. Part 2: Generating Citations<br />Note: the example that follows uses MLA format; Cleary uses APA format. Remember to title your reference page as References and not Works Cited.<br />
  14. 14. Your list defaults to APA format.<br />
  15. 15. Name your project<br />
  16. 16. Your dashboard helps you track <br />and organize your work<br />
  17. 17. Keep your focus<br />
  18. 18. Assignments, links, calendar…<br />
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  21. 21. Bibliography screen<br />
  22. 22. What’s your source?<br />Choose the best matchfrom the drop-down menu<br />
  23. 23. Fill in the form<br />Copy-and-paste to avoid spelling errors<br />
  24. 24. Get help on each field<br />
  25. 25. Help pops up!<br />
  26. 26. Catch common errors…<br />
  27. 27. …and make changes<br />
  28. 28. Correctly formatted,correctly alphabetized<br />
  29. 29. If your instructor creates a shared workspace, share your list with [Teacher’s name here]<br />Get comments and<br />Improve your work<br />
  30. 30. Get fast, expert help when you need it<br />
  31. 31. Questions we’ve been asked…<br />How can I tell if this is common knowledge?<br />Is a pdf cited like a book?<br />What if I don’t have the page number because I returned the book?<br />How do I make an in-text citation?<br />Why is my video only in a note?<br />What do I put in an annotation?<br />
  32. 32. Analyze your list<br />
  33. 33. Format, export, print… and you’re done!<br />
  34. 34. Keep a project portfolio<br />
  35. 35. Follow the *handout…<br />Click the "Create a Personal ID“ button to register as a new user <br />At the “New User Registration” screen, enter [school name] and password<br />Create your personal ID and password<br />Record these on your handout<br />When you use NoodleBib after that, login only with your personal ID and password<br />* Some educators create a printed handout for students that includes database login instructions. Please do not publish your school’s password on the Web<br />
  36. 36. More instructions…<br />Specifically for this [essay, project…]<br />Use [MLA, APA or Chicago/Turabian]<br />Cite as you go (books, wikis, databases…)<br />Add notes as you read, annotate to understand<br />Organize notes in piles, add tags and reminders<br />Build an outline, cluster your notes under headings<br />Share your working list and notes with [name]<br />Get feedback as you go<br />Create [essay, speech, product…]<br />
  37. 37. NoodleBibStart your source list!<br />Questions?<br />Contact your librarian:<br />