Use Your Noodle!


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Use your Noodle instructs viewers on how to use Noodle Tools program.NoodleTools provides innovative software that teaches students and supports teachers and librarians throughout the entire research process

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Use Your Noodle!

  1. 1. Use your Noodle! An introduction to using Noodletools software Copyright © NoodleTools Inc Help students to become responsible researchers By Kristine Thorn
  2. 2. About Noodletools <ul><li>NoodleBib is the note-taking and documentation program which was designed to teach good practices in academic research as well as citing sources. </li></ul><ul><li>According to the web based software company, 50-70% of students admit to plagiarism. </li></ul><ul><li>This course will focus on and introduction to the preliminary steps teachers can take to begin to create a sense of awareness among young adults about what plagiarism is. </li></ul><ul><li>The main purpose of the program is to direct teachers in using Noodletools to cite work and give them the knowledge to share it with their students. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Getting Started <ul><li>Go to the Joseph R. Bolger homepage and click on the library link. </li></ul><ul><li>Once at the library link, click on the Noodletools link on the lower right. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Create a log in <ul><li>Once Noodletools is open, click on the RIGHT where it says LOG IN </li></ul><ul><li>Next, click on NEW REGISTRATION USER on LEFT side </li></ul><ul><li>Choose JRBMS </li></ul><ul><li>Log in Name: Whole first name.Last name </li></ul><ul><li>Example: Kristine.Thorn </li></ul>
  5. 5. Practice <ul><li>To use: </li></ul><ul><li>When you are ready to site work you have used, click on CREATE A NEW LIST </li></ul><ul><li>Here you will name the paper or project that you are working on. Example: 6th Grade Social Studies Report </li></ul>
  6. 6. Start with a Book <ul><li>Next, decide what type of citation you would like to use. It is customary for students to use MLA (Blue) ADVANCED (Black). Graduate work will use APA. </li></ul><ul><li>Next, decide what you would like to cite. Today will choose BOOK, and then CREATE CITATION. </li></ul><ul><li>It will ask you what kind of a book- the whole text? A fragment of the book? On line or in print? In most cases it will be the ENTIRE BOOK. </li></ul><ul><li>Chose PRINTED BOOK </li></ul>
  7. 7. You decide! <ul><li>The program provides a lot of choices to make sure you are citing the correct resource. </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Book <ul><li>Imagine you used this book for your research project and you want to refer to it on Noodletools. </li></ul><ul><li>The American Revolution </li></ul><ul><li>By John Epenheimer </li></ul><ul><li>Published 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Random House Publishing </li></ul><ul><li>New York City </li></ul>
  9. 9. Adding the Author <ul><li>Next, it will ask for the Author. Type it in and hit ADD </li></ul><ul><li>It will set it up the right way for you. Don’t forget to hit ADD! </li></ul>
  10. 10. Add all the information you have <ul><li>All of the BASIC INFORMATION must be filled in. This includes: </li></ul><ul><li>Aurthor(s) Date of Publication, year of Publication, city of Publication. </li></ul><ul><li>In most cases, that is all you will know. If you know more, you can add it, but you don’t have to. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Adding Basic Information <ul><li>Continue to add the basic information to the list </li></ul>
  12. 12. Generate a citation <ul><li>Once you inserted the information, click GENERATE CITATION and noodle tools will automatically write it the way it should! </li></ul>
  13. 13. Other options <ul><li>Users can now print, save or change this citation to a word document. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Keep Going <ul><li>You are now ready to add more references if you want to. You can add as many to the list as you wish </li></ul><ul><li>Noodletools will put them in the correct order for you. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Special Notes <ul><li>Noodletools will not necessarily check spelling. You must be sure the information is spelled correctly. </li></ul><ul><li>If you capitalize a letter, Noodletools will too. </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure you check your work prior to adding it to the program. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Other Features <ul><li>Noodletools allows users to make note cards to keep their information organized. </li></ul><ul><li>Tutorials are provided to assist teachers in helping students understand the phases of research. </li></ul><ul><li>A plagiarism policy template is available </li></ul><ul><li>Reading strategies and 21 st century literacy tool kit are also included </li></ul>
  17. 17. Features to explore