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Citation Help: Using NoodleTools

Correctly citing your sources is critical to research project success. The guide provides students with support in learning APA and MLA styles.

About Noodle Tools

NoodleTools is a bibliographic utility program, used to create accurate APA, MLA, or Chicago format citations and citation lists for many different types of resources. Most students and faculty have heard of EasyBib; NoodleTools is similar, but it's a better product, easier to use, better features, and the college library pays for student access, so for you, it's FREE.

The FIRST time you use NoodleTools, you may be prompted to login with your WebAdvisor user ID and eight digit birth date. Once you see the message, "You have been automatically authenticated into the College of the Redwoods subscription" you can then select the link to "Register" and you will get your own personal, private account to create citation lists, outlines, and notes.

Once you have an account, you can set up as many different lists as you like. As you do your research and find useful sources of information, add them to your NoodleTools project list. You can log in to your account from any location to add sources, remove sources, update or edit source citations, add annotations, add notes and comments, or share your lists with other students or your instructor. NoodleTools has additional tools to help you with in-text citing, outlining, and note taking. You can generate and export a correctly formatted source list from NoodleTools to Word or Google Docs.