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An annotated bibliography includes a summary and/or evaluation of each source.
NoodleTools lets you
Each source provides you a field (text box) to add annotations about the source. You do not need to duplicate the source since you can switch between viewing and hiding the annotation.
Click the More (three dots) menu for the source entry and select Edit.
Your annotations only show on the source list or your Works Cited page when you select "Citations and annotations" as a formatting option.
From the Sources screen
The choices available on the "Formatting options" pop-up window differ based on the project's Citation Style.
Print Annotations with Sources
From the Sources screen
When you quote, paraphrase/summarize or refer to a source in a paper you need to refer the reader to the source. In MLA and APA styles you use an in-text citation and a footnote with Chicago style.
NoodleTools provides examples specific to a particular source. Create the In-text citations and footnotes a from the "More" (three dots) menu next to a citation on the Sources screen.
MLA and APA use in-text citations, also known as parenthetical references, to identify the information source when citing the information within your paper.
Create citation by selecting "In-text citation" the "More" (three dots) menu next to a citation on the Sources screen.
A pop-up window with the In-text citation appears in a pop-up window as shown in the following image of a partial MLA in-text citation window.
The following image shows a partial APA in-text citation window.
Chicago style has two methods for documenting sources: Author-Date and Notes-Bibliography. NoodleTools can assist with the Notes-Bibliography method which uses footnotes for citations instead of in-text citations.
Create the footnote by selecting "Footnote format" the "More" (three dots) menu next to a citation on the Sources screen. NOTE: Footnote format option is only available with Chicago style projects.
The footnote for your source appears in a pop-up window as shown in the following image of a partial Footnote format window.
This guide provides basic NoodleTools information. For detailed step-by-step instructions and in-depth information on topics like importing citations from databases or using Notecards use Solutions: NoodleTools Help Desk.