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 Please do not publish your school’s password on the Web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