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NoodleTools 101

NoodleTools is a helpful resource you can use to take notes, organize your research, and cite the sources you used.

Getting Started With NoodleTools

Create a    ‚Äč(top left)

  1. Enter a Project Title
  2. Select Citation style MLA
  3. Select Citation level Junior





Open your project & select Sources (top center)


1.     & select the option that describes how you accessed the source you are citing

Where is it?

  • Database
  • Website
  • Print or in-hand
  • Viewed/heard live
  • File, app, e-book
  • Other (CD-ROM, etc or Microform)

2. Select what kind of source you are citing

What is it?

Lecture, Speech or Reading
Radio Program
Reference Source
Television Program
Work of Visual Art

1. Go to Settings on your iPad

  • select Safari
  • turn off 'Block Pop-ups

2. In NoodleTools - Go to the Sources tab in your project

  • In the Print/Export menu select 'Export to Google Docs'
  • You will get this message: "This site is attempting to open a pop-up window."
  • Select 'Allow'

Ethical Researcher


What is a citation and why do we do it?

What is citation? And why do we do it? This video explains.

This video is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States license.

Published August 2014  NCSU Libraries - Credits