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Thigpen Library Research Guides

NoodleTools Guide: What is NoodleTools?

Learn how to create an account and then use NoodleTools to create citations, Works Cited page, and annotated bibliographies.

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NoodleTools is an online research management platform that promotes critical thinking and authentic research. Stay organized as you evaluate information, build accurate citations, archive source material, take notes, outline topics, and prepare to write.

NoodleTools will create citations according to MLA, APA, or Chicago Style standards. Using these citations you can automatically create properly formatted Works Cited (MLA), References (APA), or Bibliography (Chicago Style) to accompany your paper.

This guide answers common questions on using NoodleTools in your classes at Vol State.

  • My NoodleTools Account – information on creating (register) your free account, revalidating your account, and password recovery
  • Using NoodleTools – learn how to create your citations and Works Cited page.
  • Beyond the Basics  – learn about the Annotated Bibliography and In-Text reference features
  • Cite Your Sources – opens the library's guide on using MLA, APA, and Chicago.
Thigpen Library has a campus subscription to NoodleTools.
Students currently enrolled at Vol State can create an individual account to use at no cost.