NoodleTools is an online software available to Rasmussen students, faculty, and staff that helps with APA formatting. NoodleTools helps you create reference lists, in-text citations, notecards, outlines, and annotated bibliographies.
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For first-time users:
For returning users:
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NoodleTools Quick Guide for Students:
NoodleTools Quick Guide for Faculty:
To create a reference and add it to your list of sources, follow these steps:
Not only does NoodleTools help you create references, it also helps with creating in-text citations.
Use the link above for directions on how to create in-text citations in NoodleTools.
*Visit the In-Text Citations page to the left for more information on creating in-text citations.
Using notecards assist with organizing your thoughts, ideas, and sources before you begin writing your paper. The notecards within NoodleTools also stay linked to the source so all of your information stays organized.
Use the link above for directions on how to create notecards in NoodleTools.
Outlines are an important step in the writing process because they help organize all your thoughts and research.
Use the link above for directions on how to create an outline in NoodleTools.
You have two options when making an outline:
Steps for creating an outline: