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Citations with NoodleTools

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Book: Citations with NoodleTools
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1 Tips for accessing an article from a database from NoodleTools or Google Docs

If you are having trouble accessing your database articles from NoodleTools or Google Docs, here are some tips and step-by-step instructions to help you.

1.1 Copy the URL to the clipboard

Highlight the entire web address and copy it to the clipboard

Copy the entire URL to the clipboard

1.2 Locating the document URL in Opposing Viewpoints

If you do not want to print out your sources from our online databases, but still be able to access them later from your NoodleTools page, here are step by step instructions:

If using Opposing Viewpoints, once you have found your article scroll all the way to the bottom to find the “Document URL”

Locating the URL on an Opposing Viewpoints article


1.3 Create a citation in NoodleTools

In NoodleTools, in your Bibliography section, select cite a database from the pull-down list and click “Create Citation”

Select Database and create a new citation in NoodleTools

1.4 Select the type of source you are citing

Select the correct type of source you are citing based on your article

Select the type of source you are citing

1.5 Paste the URL into the citation

Next, when filling in your source information paste the URL into the appropriate box. While this is not required for MLA citations this is how you will be able to access your information later online.

Paste the URL into your citation

1.6 Submit your citation

Finish filling in the rest of the information for your article and then click “Submit” at the bottom of the page

Submit your finished citation

1.7 Acessing your article from NoodleTools.

Now if you need to access your article at any time click on “View live Web page” and your article will open in a new window.

Click on "View Live Webpage" to access your article from NoodleTools

1.8 Using Points of View Reference Center and finding your URL

If you are using the Points of View Reference Center please follow these steps. After you have found your article click on “PDF Full Text”

Click on "PDF Full text" to find the URL for your article

1.9 Copy the URL to the Clipboard

Highlight and copy the URL from the address bar at the top of the screen.

Copy the URL from the address bar

1.10 Paste the URL into the appropriate box

Back in NoodleTools, when citing this reference select “database” and corresponding source type. When filling in the information paste the URL into the appropriate box. Finish filling in the citation information and click Submit.

Paste the URL into your citation

1.11 Click "View live Web page" to access your article

Now if you need to access your article at any time click on “View live Web page” and your article will open in a new window.

Click on View live Web page to access your article

1.12 Copying the URL from Opposing Viewpoints into Google Docs

If you want to copy and paste the citation directly into Google Docs scroll to the bottom of the article and copy the citation. We recommend using Ctrl+C, this helps keep the formatting when pasting into Google Docs.

Locate the URL at the bottom of the page and copy it to the clipboard

1.13 Pasting your citation into Google Docs

To paste the citation into Google Docs using Ctrl+V is recommend, however you can use the paste key under Edit.

Paste the URL into Google Docs

1.14 Highlight and copy the Document URL

Next, back in your article, highlight and copy - Ctrl+C - the URL from the bottom of the screen. It will be listed after “Document URL”Copy the Document URL

1.15 Paste the URL into Google Docs

Back in Google Docs paste – Ctrl+V - the URL into the document and hit enter. The text should change from black to blue in color.

Paste the URL into your Google Doc

1.16 Click on the created link to open your article.

Move your cursor over the blue text and click. A box will appear with the link inside it. If you click the link within the box it will open your original article in a second widow.

Click on the created link to open your article in a new window

1.17 Locating the source citation in Points of View Resource Center

If you want to use Google Docs and Points of View Resource Center, to find the article’s source click on “Print”

Click on Print to find the source citation

1.18 Change the citation format

Click the dot next to “Citation Format” and then select MLA from the drop down menu. After you have selected MLA, click “Print”Change the Citation Format to MLA and click Print

1.19 Cancel the print option

After clicking print, it will take you to a new page and a “print” box will appear. Click “Cancel” to cancel printing.

Cancel the print box

1.20 Copy the source to the clipboard

Highlight your source, listed underneath “Reference List” and copy – Ctrl+C – to copy it to the clipboard.

Copy the citation to the clipboard

1.21 Paste the source citation into you Google Doc

Next, in Google Docs, paste the source into your document (Ctrl+V)

Paste the source citation into Google Docs

1.22 Click on the "PDF Full Text"

Click on the “PDF Full Text” link

Click on "PDF Full text"

1.23 Highlight and copy the URL

Highlight and copy the URL from the address bar at the top of the screen.

Highlight and copy the URL from the address bar

1.24 Paste the URL into Google Docs

 In Google Docs paste (Ctrl+V) the URL into the document and hit enter. The text should change from black to blue in color.

Paste the URL into Google Docs

1.25 Click on the created link to open the article

Move your cursor over the blue text and click. A box will appear with the link inside it. If you click the link within the box it will open your original article in a second widow.

Click on the created link to open your article in a new window

1.26 Betat Site

This is a test.

2 NoodleTools Guides

How-to Examples of Specific Citations created within NoodleTools

The following NoodleTools Chapter will give you specific citation guides to the most commonly cited sources.

NoodleTools Citation Guide Page 1

2.1 Newspaper Article Step 1

Newspaper Article Reprinted in an Anthology located in an Electronic Database

Citing Newspaper Article in an Anthology, located within an Electronic Database

2.2 Newspaper Article Step 2

Step 2 in Citing a Newspaper Article in an Anthology located in an Electronic Database

2.3 Newspaper Article Step 3

Newspaper Article reprinted in an Anthology located in an Electronic Database

2.4 Final Citation

Final Citation

Final Citation of a Newspaper reprinted in an Anthology, located in an Electronic Database

2.5 Citing an Opposing Viewpoints Database Journal Article Reprinted in an Anthology Part 1

Opposing Viewpoints Article

2.6 Citing an Opposing Viewpoints Database Journal Article Reprinted from An Anthology Part2

Part 2

2.7 Citing an academic journal

Citing an academic journal article accessed from a database.
Note: Journal articles contain original research and have a volume/issue number.

This is the proposed database citation for this entry:
Jihyun F. Kim, et al. "Genome Evolution And Adaptation In A Long-Term Experiment With Escherichia Coli." Nature 461.7268 (2009): 1243. Science Reference Center. Web. 19 Feb. 2013.

Screenshot 1 of citing an academic journal

Screenshot 2 of citing an academic journal

2.8 Citing a magazine accessed from a database

Citing a magazine accessed from a database.

This is the proposed database citation for this entry:
"This Is Your Military On Drugs." New Republic 244.1 (2013): 20. MAS Ultra - School Edition. Web. 19 Feb. 2013.

screenshot 1 Citing a magazine

Screenshot 2 citing a magazine

2.9 Citing a Literary Journal

Citing an academic journal article accessed from a database.
Note: Journal articles contain original research and have a volume/issue number.

This is the proposed database citation for this entry:
Rollason, Christopher. "Tell-Tale Signs - Edgar Allan Poe And Bob Dylan: Towards A Model Of Intertextuality." Atlantis (0210-6124) 31.2 (2009): 41-56. Literary Reference Center. Web. 19 Feb. 2013.

Screenshot 1 Citing a Literary Journal

Screenshot 2 Citing a Literary Journal

2.10 Citing a Book accessed from a database

Citing a book accessed from a database.
Note: depending on the database, these are named differently – for example: Reference, Points of View, books, etc.

This is the proposed database citation for this entry:

"Douglass, Frederick (c. 1817-1895)." DISCovering Authors. Online ed. Detroit: Gale, 2003. Discovering Collection. Gale. Bismarck Public Schools. 20 Feb. 2013 <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&source=gale&srcprod=DISC&userGroupName=ndk12a_58504zbiz&prodId=DC&tabID=T001&docId=EJ2101101182&type=retrieve&contentSet=GSRC&version=1.0>.

Screenshot 1 citing a book

Screenshot 2 citing a book

2.11 Citing a website from netTrekker

Citing a website.
When using the netTrekker database you will cite your source as a website.

This is the proposed database citation for this entry:
Author(s). "Title of Article/Page." Other Contributor(s). Name of Web Site. Site Publisher/Sponsor, Date of E-Publication. Web. Date of Access. <Optional URL>.

Screenshot 1 citing a website

Screenshot2 citing a website

2.12 Citing a literary criticism from a book accessed from a database

Citing a literary criticism from a book accessed from a database.
Note: depending on the database, these are named differently – for example: Reference, Points of View, books, etc.

This is the proposed database citation for this entry:

Bell, Vereen M. "The "Death Of The Soul" In Mrs. Dalloway." Critical Insights: Mrs. Dalloway (2011): 44-58. Literary Reference Center. Web. 26 Mar. 2013.

Referencing a literary criticism from a book from a dadtabase

Citing a literary citicism from a book found in a database

2.13 Citing a chapter from a book accessed from a database

Citing a chapter from a book accessed from a database.
Note: depending on the database, these are named differently – for example: Reference, Points of View, books, etc.

This is the proposed database citation for this entry:

Carroll Britch and Cliff Lewis, “Growth of the Family in The Grapes of Wrath,” in Critical Essays on Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath, edited by John Ditsky, G.K. Hall, 1989, pp. 97-108.

Citing a chapter from a book from a database part 1

Citing a chapter from a book from a database 2