Noodle Tools Tutorial: Start Here
After completing this workshop, you will be able to:
1. Identify educational issues related to citing sources in classroom research.
2. Activate your account in NoodleTools.
3. Create citations.
4. Manage Citations: Share, export, merge.
5. Create and organize notes in NoodleTools.
6. Create the beginnings of a formatted paper in NoodleTools.
See complete course outline and objectives at the bottom of this section.
To prepare for this workshop, please read these instructions:
It is recommended that you use two browsers for this activity:
Open a web browser (Safari, Firefox, Chrome, Explorer, etc.)
Open a second, separate browser window (not a tab), of the same or a different browser product.
Practice switching between the two browsers by using the command ALT and TAB. Hold down ALT, and hit TAB repeatedly to toggle between the browsers.
It is recommended that you use one browser to always keep the instructions open, and the other browser to work on NoodleTools.
If you are inside the school, you will be able to access most of the databases automatically.
To see the detail in the screen shots, press and hold the ctrl key while pressing the + key to zoom into your screen. The - key zooms back out.
If you are outside the school, you will need your school username and password to sign into some of the databases. In addition, depending on the date you complete this workshop, you may need a special username/password to view databases. This information will be provided in the tutorial.
Begin the workshop: Video Guide version
Begin the workshop: Written instructions and screenshot version