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Cite It Right!: NoodleTools (citation manager)

Citation information to be used with the Cite It Right - Got Research? workshops



NoodleTools is a full featured citation and research tool that will help you format and save your citations online.  It can help you through the citation process step by step.  It can also help you create and manage an outline and/or notecards for your paper, and can help you share your sources with other users.

March 24, 2020 Update -- please note the following changes:

NoodleTools has changed their account registration process to support remote teaching. Students no longer have to be on campus to create an account. When you connect to Noodletools with the link provided below, you will be prompted for your Oakton username and password (same as used for D2L and MyOakton).  Your next step depends on whether you are a returning user or a new user:

Returning users: 
If you have already registered a Personal ID and Password for NoodleTools, you can Sign In.

New users:
If you are a new NoodleTools user, please click on "REGISTER" to register a Personal ID and Password of your choice in order to create your own personal Projects folder.

This video will show you how to register and use NoodleTools

How to bring in your citation from our library databases

You can do a direct export from the Gale databases directly into NoodleTools!  This includes these databases:  Opposing Viewpoints and various Gale encyclopedias.  For our other databases (such as EBSCO) you can copy and paste in the citation, using NoodleTool's "Quick Cite" process.  Use this link to learn more about Quick Cite:  How to use Quick Cite

Use the video below to learn how to import a citation from a Gale database:

NoodleTools Assistance - registration and use

The following document will help you with registering for an account, and has tips on how to input your sources.  It has much of the same information as our video "How to get started with NoodleTools".