NoodleTools Notecards 2015


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NoodleTools Notecards 2015

  1. 1. The Taft School Library Welcome to NoodleTools Rev. 09/15
  2. 2. Let’s look at the Salem Witch Trials project
  3. 3. There are currently 12 sources in the Bibliography and 9 notecards. 12 entries 9 notecards
  4. 4. Open your bibliography from the toolbar above or from Components below
  5. 5. Your sources and notecards are linked
  6. 6. Click New to create a new notecard from the corresponding source
  7. 7. The new notecard is automatically linked to the source
  8. 8. Direct Quotation = Author’s exact words or images Remember to include the page number(s) if given (they are not always available in an electronic source) If your source is a website, provide the URL. Tip: Using an electronic source? Copy-and-paste You’ll get quotes and attribution exactly right!
  9. 9. Paraphrase = Summarize quotation in your own words A paraphrase must be cited just like a direct quotation, including page number. Scroll down
  10. 10. Not sure how to paraphrase? Click here
  11. 11. My Ideas = What do you think? How does it fit in your research? Ask questions Evaluate ideas
  12. 12. You can use one, two, or all three spaces. For example, you may use both Paraphrase and My Ideas.
  13. 13. Example of a Direct Quotation card (don’t forget your page number, if available) You can highlight important phrases or ideas, and use other word processing features too.
  14. 14. Remember to SAVE your notecard!
  15. 15. Click Show to view your notecard within the context of your bibliography
  16. 16. A notecard with a Paraphrase and your own ideas too.
  17. 17. Edit, Print or Delete your notecard
  18. 18. Click here to view ALL your notecards on your virtual tabletop
  19. 19. Welcome to Your Virtual Tabletop Your new notecards are waiting in the dock
  20. 20. Drag new notecards from dock to tabletop
  21. 21. Click here to create a new notecard
  22. 22. Open the drop-down menu and Select the source the notecard should be linked to, create the card and SAVE.
  23. 23. Leave Source at None And scroll down to My Ideas
  24. 24. Enter your thoughts in My Ideas and SAVE
  25. 25. Click here to view your thought cards on your bibliography page
  26. 26. Questions? Please ask us… or click on Help See the Virtual Tabletop tutorial for more on organizing your notecards, how to use your tabletop and creating an Outline.