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MLA - How to Cite Your Work & Format Your Research Paper: NoodleTools

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Always double check your generated citations as errors do occur

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Copy/Paste Citations into NoodleTools

Works from EBSCO, Proquest & Newsbank databases

  • Obtain a citation to copy from your desired database
  • Login to NoodleTools, choose the Project to which you want to add the citation.
  • Click Create New Citation
  • Choose Database
  • Choose the type of source your are citing (Journal, Newspaper, Magazine, etc.)
  • Choose Quick Cite: Copy & paste a citation
  • Copy and Paste your citation into the box where it says Manually Edited Citation
  • Double check your copied citation for errors
  • Click the green Save button on the bottom right of the screen


What About PubMed Medline Citations?

Here's how:

  • Copy the PMID number at the abstract bottom.
  • Open Medline [EBSCO]
  • Go to Advanced Search, Select PMID, paste the number.
  • Copy citation just like you do for CINAHL!

How to Export to and from NoodleTools

YouTube Tutorials How to Export to NoodleTools

Skull and crossbonesWARNING!

  • These citations are done automatically.
  • Errors are not uncommon.
  • You may need to correct capitalization.
  • You may need to insert italics.
  • Always check your citations carefully!