Citing A Journal Article From EBSCOhost Literary Reference Center
How to Cite a Journal from EBSCOhost Literary Reference Center in NoodleTools/NoodleBib<br />2009-10<br />Creekview High School Media Center<br />1<br />
Getting Started in NoodleTools/NoodleBib<br />Log into your account<br />Open the list you have created for this research project/assignment<br />Have your information source available and at your fingertips (in this case, it will be the live version of the article in the EBSCOhost Literary Reference Center database).<br />2<br />
Begin by looking at the publication information at the beginning of the article. If you see a specific publication date with a month/year or season/year, it is a journal; if you see just a year, it is a reference book in this database. In example, we are working with a book.<br />3<br />
Finding the Publication Information<br />4<br />Choose “print” when you click on the title of the article (see previous screenshot on preceding slide)<br />Choose “Citation Format” and “MLA” from the dropdown menu on the right under “Include when printing”<br />Press “print”; when the print box opens, close it and you will see a screen with publication information.<br />
Finding the Publication Information<br />5<br />You should now see the publication information; note you will also see the persistent link (the correct URL) for this article). We can now start adding information to the NoodleTools wizard.<br />
Journal Information<br />Online database screen: choose “journal” and next; <br />On the next screen, do not change anything; simply click next<br />Journal, Tell Us More About the Source: Choose “a special section of the book” and “yes, I will provide details about original print publication.”<br />Select next<br />7<br />
Do not change anything on this screen; click “next”<br />8<br />
Adding Basic Information<br />You will now enter as much publication information as possible <br />Fields with an asterisk (*) must be completed<br />Rarely will you ever have the information for every information field in NoodleTools/NoodleBib; they try to give you as many options as possible.<br />9<br />
Basic Journal Information<br />10<br />Page numbers<br />Volume and issue number<br />Title of the Journal Article(in quotation marks); do not type in as all caps!<br />Title of the Journal (in italic print<br />1. Authors of the Journal Article (in this case, Virginia C. Fowler). If more than one author, add one name at a time and press “add”.<br />Publication date of the journal of the is in parenthesis. <br />
Online Retrieval Information<br />11<br />Continue to next screen for instructions on what to enter here<br />
Database Name<br />12<br />Database name is in italic print<br />Hints: <br />As you start to type the database name, NoodleTools will recognize it and autofill it for you once you select it.<br />
URL<br />13<br />Copy and paste the permalink into the URL field<br />
Final Steps<br />Check for MLA style errors. If any items are flagged in red, ask your teacher what he/she prefers you do---sometimes you may need t make MLA style corrections, but at other times, your teacher may tell you to ignore the suggested change.<br />Generate the citation<br />14<br />
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