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  • 1. NoodleBib Helps you use your “noodle”!
    Taking notes
  • 2. What is NoodleBib?
    Create, store, organize
    Create a bibliography
    Take notes online
    Organize your notes
    Develop your own ideas
    Think about what’s important
    Create [essay, speech, product…]
  • 3. Citations + notes =
    Work you’ll be proud of!
    Create an accurate, relevant [source list, bibliography]
    Correct style, punctuation, formatting
    Prompts you to check for quality, balance
    Take good notes, keep them organized
    Sources stay linked to notes
    Easy to quote and reference
    Summarize, evaluate, question
    Organize ideas thoughtfully before writing
  • 4. Your work is organized into projects.
    Open a project you’ve started…or start a new one
  • 5. Manage a project from your dashboard
  • 6. Keep track of your goal and the assignments
  • 7. Get feedback from your instructor and revise in an organized way
  • 8. List view shows notes
  • 9. Source
    Your notes and sources stay linked
  • 10. Three-part notes
    Cut-and-paste Capture author’s words, images
    Get quotes and attribution right
    Mark-up the quote to understand the author’s idea
    Paraphrase or summarize Explain it to yourself
    Tag concepts and facts
    Add reminders and tasks
    My ideas Prompts for original thinking
    Analyze how it fits your research
    Ask questions, evaluate ideas
    List “to do” plan
  • 11. Cut-and-paste first
    Author’s image
    Author’s words
  • 12. You’ll get quotes and attribution right!
  • 13. Reread and color-code information
    Highlight main ideas
    Green for statistics
    Red for problems
  • 14. Annotating helps you understand
  • 15. Explain it to yourself*
    *Using words that you understand
  • 16. What do you think?
    I wonder…?
    “To do” next
  • 17. Add the main idea last
  • 18. Add tags now…or later*
    *It’s easier to add tags when you know more
  • 19. You can always go back to the source
    Sometimes rereading clears up questions
  • 20. Your new notes
    Use your tabletop to organize notes
  • 21. Drag notes
    Sort notes however you like!
  • 22. Make piles
    Group notes that you feel belong together
  • 23. A bird’s eye view
    Your tabletop is larger than the screen
    Take as many notes as you need to!
  • 24. Add reminders, colors and tags
    Label your notes with visual cues
  • 25. Build your outline on-the-fly…
  • 26. …or create it before you take notes
  • 27. Drag notes and piles into your outline
  • 28. Get help along the way
    Get feedback, make changes
    Print out [source list, notes]
    E-mail [source list, notes]
    Fill in [assignment drop box] to share your list with [Teacher’s name] to get tips and comments
  • 29. Enough information?
    When you think you’re done, review your work
    Can I add more tags now that I know more?
    Label details, themes, concepts
    Other ways to order my ideas?
    Reorder by searching on 2-3 tags at once
    Any loose ends?
    Are there types of sources I missed?
    Use button to see the type and range of sources you used
  • 30. Organizing information
    Create subtopics and outline
    What notes have similar titles or topics?
    Pile them together
    Add them to your outline
    Play with the order, be curious!
    What if I make new combinations of notes?
    Search by one or more tags to find common ideas among notes
    What other ways can I order my outline?
    Do new grouping suggest new ways to analyze what I know? New ideas? New questions?
  • 31. Don’t forget to follow yourideas!
  • 32. Easy to add more sources if you need to!
  • 33. …and your work can never get lost!
  • 34. What students say…
    “I love your site! Thank you so much. My senior paper would be taking me about 10 times as long!”
    “You guys are amazing!! I shared the site with my whole English class. Your bibliography program is incredible! It made making my bibliography faster, easier, and even fun!”
    “I overheard a young man whining to another student about a research assignment. The second student said, ‘Oh get over it, just use NoodleTools.’” (reported by librarian)
  • 35. Use your “noodle”!
    Stay organized, feel successful
    Access your work from home and school
    Safeguard against accidental plagiarism
    Spend your time thinking and creating (not on commas)
    Get curious, feel creative…have fun!
  • 36. “Noodle” time…start thinking!
    For more teaching ideas: support [at] noodletools [dot] com