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NoodleTools: Revalidate your Account

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Once a year NoodleTools prompts users to revalidate their personal account to verify that the user is still eligible to use the Vol State subscription. This process is automatic if you login to your account from an on campus computer or use the "official" link. However, if you sign in to your NoodleTools personal account with a saved bookmark or favorite link you may need to take action to revalidate.

Message: Revalidate Your Personal Folder

Each year around August 1 the first time a returning user attempts to "Sign In" to their account they may receive a message "revalidate your personal folder" depending upon the NoodleTools link used. Users can opt to "skip revalidation for now" for a few sessions before being locked out.

What is the School/library password?

Vol State uses the "IP authentication or proxy server authentication" method; so, the "School library password" option does NOT work as a revalidate method. Clicking the "Revalidate" button does NOT work.

How do I revalidate?

Use the "official" link to access our NoodleTools subscription then "Sign In" to your personal account. It is that simple. Using the official link lets NoodleTools know you are still connected to Vol State and are allowed to use our subscription.