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NoodleTools & Citations

We recommend you use NoodleTools to cite your sources when doing research. This guide explains how to do that using the MLA citation format.

Should I Cite It? Infographic

A visual to help determine whether you need to cite or not.

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Import a Library Database Citation into NoodleTools

  1. In the database, find the cite tool for your source
  2. Look for and click on "Export" or "Send to Noodletools"
  3. Choose your project
  4. Click "Import Reference"

Copy a Citation into NoodleTools

  1. Click +New Source
  2. Select where the source is from
  3. Select what type of source it is
  4. Click "Quick cite: Copy & paste a citation"
  5. Paste the citation in the text box
  6. Save

Build a Citation in NoodleTools

  1. Click +New Source
  2. Select where the source is from
  3. Select what type of source it is
  4. Fill in as much as you can on the page
  5. Save

Citation Shortcut for Books in NoodleTools

  1. Click the +New Source button (top right)
  2. Choose the Print or in-hand and Book
  3. Search by ISBN (or change to title)
  4. Select the matching book and click Import Selected Source
  5. Check the information and click Continue
  6. Click Save
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