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How to Use NoodleTools

A guide to using NoodleTools citation generator.

Using Sources

Want to see examples of what MLA and APA citations look like?  Need to know how to use your citations to avoid plagiarism? Check out these two guides for more information.

Ask the Librarians!

Searched the databases and still coming up empty? Found a source but aren't sure if it's scholarly or popular?

Librarians are always here to help! Never hesitate to ask a question, whether you:


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Creating a Project

You need to create a project in order to create and save your citations.                  New Project button

Look for the green New Project button in the upper right corner of the screen. Once you click on the button, you will need to:

  1. Enter a project title. This will be how you identify the project. For example, if you are writing a research paper for your English 101 class, you may want to title it "ENG101 Research Paper."
  2. Choose your citation style. Most classes at NECC use either MLA or APA. Check with your instructor if you are unsure which one to use.
  3. Leave the level on "Advanced." This will give you the most options as a college student. 


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To cite this LibGuide use the following templates:

APA: Northern Essex Community College Library. (Date updated). Title of page. Title of LibGuide. URL

MLA: Northern Essex Community College Library. "Title of Page." Title of LibGuide, Date updated, URL.