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FOX-Citing Sources with NoodleTools   Tags: apa, citations, citing, mla, noodletools, research, resources, uwfox, writing  

A guide to setting up a NoodleTools account and creating a bibliography using NoodleTools.
Last Updated: May 8, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Creating a NoodleTools Account

IMPORTANT: You must create your NoodleTools account on a campus computer.

  1. Go to NoodleTools (
  2. Click Create Personal ID
  3. Complete the form by filling in a user name and password.
    •   Hint: Your username and password can be the same as your e-mail log-in if you prefer.
  4. Fill in the Log-in Retrieval information
  5. Click Register

 After creating your account, you will be able to use NoodleTools on your laptop or from home.


    NoodleTools App

    Download NoodleTools Companion, the latest addition to the NoodleTools mobile platform!

    Efficiently scan a book’s ISBN or search by author/title to generate a perfectly-formatted citation and add it to your NoodleTools project.

    NoodleTools companion only works for books.  Articles and websites can be formatted in the full version of NoodleTools.


    Need Help? Contact Your Librarian

    Find your local librarians:

    Campus Librarians

    What is NoodleTools?

    • NoodleTools
      NoodleTools is a fill-in-the-blank form to help you create a Works Cited page and help you create electronic “note cards” to keep track of details, quotes, paraphrases, etc. as you are researching. There are citations options for MLA, APA, and Chicago Style.

    Creating a Bibliography

    1.   Log-in to NoodleTools


    2.  Click on Create a New Project on the right side.

    create a new project button


    3.    Choose your citation style: MLA, APA or Chicago.


    4.    Choose Advanced under Citation Level


    5.    Type in a name for your project in the Description box.  Then click on Create Project.


    6.    Click on Works Cited or References in the Components section on the left. 


    7.   Choose the type of citation (journal, book, etc.) you need to create first from the dropdown menu. Then click on Create Citation.


    8.    Fill in the blanks with the information requested. If you have any errors, yellow warning signs will pop-up.

    a.    You can add an annotation if needed.


    9.    When the form is complete, the Submit button are at the bottom of the form.


    10.   Keep up this process until you have completed all of your citations.


    11.   You can print/export your list as a Word document to print, save or email it.


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