How to Cite
a Print or Electronic
Encyclopedia / Reference Source
using NoodleTools
The Taft School Library
9/2016
Click on
Click the option that best describes how
you accessed your source
Database = Gale Virtual Reference Library, for example
P...
Choose Reference Source
Let’s cite a Reference Source found in a Database
For citing reference articles found in a Database,
Leave URL and Database Accession Number fields BLANK;
they are not need...
X
X
Choose the database name
from the drop-down list
For example, Gale Virtual Reference Library
X
X
For both Print and Database reference sources,
you’ll enter information about the article
and the Reference source it is i...
In a database,
the information about your Reference source is at the beginning of the article
And so are the Title and Author of the article
Many databases provide a sample citation
at the end of the article.
Notice it’s in MLA format here.
You can copy & paste t...
Fill in information about the article:
Author’s name
Title of article
Page numbers
(Page numbers are not always available ...
For the Reference Source itself, fill in
Editor or Author
Title (and vol. # if given)
Publisher and Year of Publication
Pu...
ONE OTHER THING: Don’t check this box!
If you do, the publication information of your source will NOT
appear in your bibli...
You can look up the Reference Source in RhinoCat
to easily find the information you need :
Click on Submit
OR you can import the information
from WorldCat using the ISBN number
(International Standard Book Number)
You can find the ISBN number in RhinoCat or in the Database
(ISBN = International Standard Book Number)
Important!
Be sure to verify that the
WorldCat result matches your source
before you import it
Edit the imported information, if necessary
You would want to delete
these, for instance
Choose Continue to import
Your bibliography with your
new Reference Source citation
You can edit, copy or delete the citation
Click on Footnote Format for the pop-up window
showing the format for your first footnote
and subsequent notes.
Footnote Format showing the format for your
first footnote
and subsequent notes.
Customize the example
with the page number of your quotation or
paraphrase
and NoodleTools will autofill the footnotes
abo...
Copy and Paste
footnotes
into your paper
Export your bibliography to Google Docs
The NoodleTools bibliography
exported to Google Docs
Questions?
Ask us or go to Help
You’ll find it in the drop-down menu
Under My account
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NoodleTools Citing Reference Sources 2016

  1. 1. How to Cite a Print or Electronic Encyclopedia / Reference Source using NoodleTools The Taft School Library 9/2016
  2. 2. Click on
  3. 3. Click the option that best describes how you accessed your source Database = Gale Virtual Reference Library, for example Print or in hand = Book found in the Reference Collection
  4. 4. Choose Reference Source Let’s cite a Reference Source found in a Database
  5. 5. For citing reference articles found in a Database, Leave URL and Database Accession Number fields BLANK; they are not needed at Taft. X X Click on today to autofill the date
  6. 6. X X Choose the database name from the drop-down list
  7. 7. For example, Gale Virtual Reference Library X X
  8. 8. For both Print and Database reference sources, you’ll enter information about the article and the Reference source it is in.
  9. 9. In a database, the information about your Reference source is at the beginning of the article
  10. 10. And so are the Title and Author of the article
  11. 11. Many databases provide a sample citation at the end of the article. Notice it’s in MLA format here. You can copy & paste the individual parts (author, article title, etc) into NoodleTools
  12. 12. Fill in information about the article: Author’s name Title of article Page numbers (Page numbers are not always available in an electronic database)
  13. 13. For the Reference Source itself, fill in Editor or Author Title (and vol. # if given) Publisher and Year of Publication Publication City Edition if needed (for example, 3rd) Note: State/Country is not needed for major cities Note: If your book is a 1st edition, you may leave the Edition field blank.
  14. 14. ONE OTHER THING: Don’t check this box! If you do, the publication information of your source will NOT appear in your bibliography
  15. 15. You can look up the Reference Source in RhinoCat to easily find the information you need :
  16. 16. Click on Submit
  17. 17. OR you can import the information from WorldCat using the ISBN number (International Standard Book Number)
  18. 18. You can find the ISBN number in RhinoCat or in the Database (ISBN = International Standard Book Number)
  19. 19. Important! Be sure to verify that the WorldCat result matches your source before you import it
  20. 20. Edit the imported information, if necessary You would want to delete these, for instance Choose Continue to import
  21. 21. Your bibliography with your new Reference Source citation
  22. 22. You can edit, copy or delete the citation
  23. 23. Click on Footnote Format for the pop-up window showing the format for your first footnote and subsequent notes.
  24. 24. Footnote Format showing the format for your first footnote and subsequent notes.
  25. 25. Customize the example with the page number of your quotation or paraphrase and NoodleTools will autofill the footnotes above. Note: Page numbers aren’t always available in electronic sources.
  26. 26. Copy and Paste footnotes into your paper
  27. 27. Export your bibliography to Google Docs
  28. 28. The NoodleTools bibliography exported to Google Docs
  29. 29. Questions? Ask us or go to Help You’ll find it in the drop-down menu Under My account

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