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Hajian: Digital Literacy 21: II: NoodleTools

Copying Database Citations into Noodletools

1.  Copy MLA 8 formatted citation from database.  

 

2. In NoodleTools, click on your project title and then click on the sources tab at the top of the page:

 

3.  Click on the green Create New Citation button:  

 

4.  Choose Database:  

 

5.  Then choose Original Content in Database:  

 

6.  Near top, click on 

7.  Paste your copied database citation in the box:  

 

8.  Click on the blue SAVE button at the top.  

 

Create a Website Citation in NoodleTools

 

1. In NoodleTools, click on your project title and then click on the sources tab at the top of the page:

 

3.  Click on the green Create New Citation button:  

 

4.  Choose Website:  

 

5.  Then choose from the list what you are citing.  Most of the time you will choose Web Page for articles you find on Websites.   

 

6.  Complete the fields that NoodleTools provides.  They will vary depending on what you are citing.   

  • Fill in the URL at the top.  (Example: https://www.cnn.com/2019/11/14/university-graduate-child-genius/index.html).
  • Date of Publication is the date of the article.  If two dates are given, choose the most recent date. If you can’t find a date, leave it blank.  
  • Date of Access - click today.
  • Contributors, change role to Author.   If your article has an author, fill in their name.  If no author, leave blank. If more than one author, click on +Add Contributor and fill in their name.
  • Make sure you add the Article Title. This is often skipped by students, but you need to fill it in. 
     
  • Fill in Name of Website - Usually found in the top left corner or the top of the page. 
  • For the Publisher, look near the copyright date at the bottom to find the publisher.  If you cannot find it there, look for an About Us or Contact Us page.
  • If the Publisher's name is the SAME as the website title or the author, leave the publisher box blank.

7. Click on the blue SAVE button at the top.  

 

 

Create a Book Citation in NoodleTools

 

1. In NoodleTools, click on your project title and then click on the sources tab at the top of the page:

 

3.  Click on the green Create New Citation button:  

 

4.  Choose Print or in-hand:  

 

5.  Then choose Book from the list:  

 

6.  Near top, and find the Import ISBN field:  

7.  Look at the back of your book, the ISBN number is usually above the barcode or it is on the back of the title page of your book near the copyright information.  Type in the ISBN number in the blank box and click search.  (If your book is older than 1970, it will not have an ISBN.  You will need to type in the parts of the book citation in the correct fields and click on the green submit button when finished).  

8.  Click on the correct book that matches your ISBN.  When you click on it it will change to a blue color.

9.  Click on Import Selected Source at the bottom of the box.  

10.  Check the information, make any necessary changes and then click Continue at the bottom.  

11.  Click on the blue SAVE button at the top.  

 

Purdue Owl - Online Citation Help

Use NoodleTools to Create your Works Cited Page

 

Sign in with your La Salle email address.

Printing Your Works Cited Page

1.  In your project, click on the sources tab at the top of the page:

 

2.  Click on Print/Export:  

 

3.  Choose Print/Export to Google Docs.

 

4.  Allow NoodleTools to access your Google Drive.

 

 

HELP! My Works Cited Won't Export/Print to Google Docs

For the Print/Export button to work, you must allow pop-ups.

 

In the Safari browser:

 

  1. From the Safari menu, choose Preferences... and click the Security tab.
  2. Ensure the Block pop-up windows option is not checked. Unchecking this option will allow pop-ups.

 

OR, your Safari browser, might need to be done this way:

  1. Pull down the “Safari” menu and choose “Preferences”
  2. Select the “Websites” tab then click on “Pop-Up Windows” from the left side menu
  3. Locate the noodletools.com URL in the list, then click the dropdown selection menu next to that URL and choose “Allow”
  4. Close Safari Preferences

 

In the Chrome browser:

 

Here are additional instructions from Noodletools on allowing Pop-ups:

 

Make sure your browser isn't blocking pop-up windows in NoodleTools. Check your browser's settings to turn off the pop-up blocker for NoodleTools.

 

Chrome: 

  1. Click the Chrome menu More  in the top right hand corner of your browser
  2. Select Settings
  3. Click Show advanced settings
  4. Under the Privacy section, click Content settings
  5. Open the Popups section
  6. Under "Allow" enter  the URL "my.noodletools.com" to allow popups in NoodleTools

Firefox: 

  1. Click the Firefox menu button (top right hand corner of your browser) and choose Preferences
  2. Select the Privacy & Security panel
  3. In the Permissions section, next to Block pop-up windows, click the Exceptions... button
  4. Enter "my.noodletools.com" as the address of NoodleTools to allow popups on this site.

Safari: 

  1. Click on Safari on the upper left of your screen to open the drop down options and choose Preferences
  2. Choose Security
  3. Make sure Block pop-up windows is not selected. If it is selected, click it to deselect

Internet Explorer: 

  1. Select the Tools (gear icon) button and then select Internet options
  2. On the Privacy tab, under Pop-up Blocker, clear the Turn on Pop-up Blocker check box, and then select OK

 

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