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NoodleTools

NoodleTools

NoodleTools is online citation software available to Rasmussen students, faculty, and staff. With NoodleTools, you can easily:

  1. Plug in source information and generate full references
  2. Generate in-text citations from your references
  3. Save sources to be used again later (e.g. your textbook)
  4. Create an annotated bibliography

NoodleTools takes the stress out of citing your sources. You can explore this guide for helpful tutorials on everything from creating an account to creating your first reference.

NoodleTools: Step by Step Guide

First-Time Users: 

1. Watch the short instructional video above.

2. Navigate to the NoodleTools log-in page.

3. Enter the School/Library password   TIP: Find this in your online class. Click the Resources Link, then find the password listed with the NoodleTools information in the Library Resources box. The password is case sensitive.

4. Follow the prompts to complete account registration.  TIP: When setting up your personal username and password, please use:

  • Username   firstname.lastname
  • Password:    Rasmussen password

 

Have questions?  Check out our NoodleTools FAQ!

 

Create a "Project" to start building your References list

1. Watch the video above.

2. Log into NoodleTools and click the green Create a New Project button in the upper right of the page.

3. The default setting should be APA and Advanced Style; leave the default setting as is.

4. Give your project a descriptive name so that you know which assignment it refers to.

5. Select Submit.

6. Select Sources at the top of the page to begin creating references for your sources.

7. Click the green Create Citation button in the upper left.

8. Select the type of source from the menu and follow the prompts.

TIP: Click on the tabs above to view video demonstrations of how to create references for articles, web pages, and ebooks using NoodleTools.

Have questions?  Check out our NoodleTools FAQ!

 

We recommend using the APA guide along with NoodleTools to ensure that you type in the reference information correctly.

It is important to know that you must type in the information correctly in order for NoodleTools to generate an accurate reference

Below are links from the APA guide to help you format an Article Reference

Have questions?  Check out our NoodleTools FAQ!

We recommend using the APA guide along with NoodleTools to ensure that you type in the reference information correctly.

It is important to know that you must type in the information correctly in order for NoodleTools to generate an accurate reference.

Below are links from the APA guide to help you format Web Page References.

Have questions?  Check out our NoodleTools FAQ!

We recommend using the APA guide along with NoodleTools to ensure that you type in the reference information correctly.

It is important to know that you must type in the information correctly in order for NoodleTools to generate an accurate reference.

Below are links from the APA guide to help you format an eBook Reference.

Have questions?  Check out our NoodleTools FAQ!

We recommend using the APA guide along with NoodleTools to ensure that you type in the reference information correctly.

It is important to know that you must type in the information correctly in order for NoodleTools to generate an accurate reference.

Below are links from the APA guide to help you format an Annotated Bibliography.

Have questions?  Check out our NoodleTools FAQ!

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