What's the Difference between NoodleTools and NoodleTools Express?
You can use NoodleTools Express when you just need to create one or two quick citations. There's no need to log in--simply create citations using the form in NoodleTools Express then copy and paste what you need into your paper.
Revalidating Your Account
Every August 1st, NoodleTools resets all accounts. If you are a student at SMCC, you'll want to first log in through our EZProxy server (using the link below). Then, when you log into NoodleTools, your account will be automatically revalidated. Please use this link to revalidate:
NoodleTools does have an app for both Apple and Android mobile devices; called NoodleTools Companion. Simply go to the AppStore (iPhone) or Google Play (Android) and search for the free NoodleTools Companion app and download it.
When you download the app, there is a tutorial that will walk you through using the app (How to add/choose a project, how to scan barcodes, how to export them into your projects).
*Note: as of 7/25/18, books are the only type of source you can add to your NoodleTools projects using NoodleTools Companion. If you want to add websites, journal articles, YouTube videos, newspaper articles, magazine articles, etc., you will need to go to the web-based version of NoodleTools.
Step 1: Your NoodleTools Account
At the Sign In page you have two options: You can Register as a new user or Sign In. If you have already registered, sign in using your MEID and NoodleTools password.
Register as a new user
Step 1 A: Do not use these services--Google, Microsoft, or Clever--to register or sign-in.
Step 1 B: Click/touch the REGISTER button to set up a NoodleTools account.
For New Students: SMCL is an integrated public and academic library. Use your MEID, SMCC student email address, and a NtodleTools password to register.
Please go to tab Step 2: Register.
Step 2A: SUBSCRIPTION TYPE – Defaulted to An account to link to a school/library subscription or trial.
Step 2B: ABOUT YOU – Defaulted to I am a student or library patron. If you want to track your learning, provide Expected Year of Graduation information.
Step 2C: CHOOSE A PERSONAL ID – (a) Use your SMCC MEID. This will allow you to link NoodleTools to MCCCD Google Docs so you can write, edit, and share your research paper, (b) your NoodleTools password should be different from your SMCC MEID password.
Step 2D: EASY LOGIN RETRIEVAL – (a) Use your college student email address. Ex. firstname.lastname@example.org, (b) your initials and the last 4 digits of your phone number will help in resetting or recovering your NoodleTools password.
Step 2E: Yay! Click or touch the REGISTER button.
Note: Revalidating Your Account - Every August 1st, NoodleTools resets all accounts. If you are a student at SMCC, you'll want to first log in through our EZProxy server (using the link below). Then, when you log into NoodleTools, your account will be automatically revalidated. Please use this link to revalidate: https://ez2.maricopa.edu/login?url=https://my.noodletools.com/logon/signin
Please head to tab Step 3: Start Paper or Project.
Step 3: Start Paper or Project
Step 3A: After you register, you will see the Projects screen:
Step 3B: Click/touch the New project button to start your project or paper.
Step 3C: Head to the Navigation bar Projects and Dashboards located on the left screen of this page to learn more about how to start New projects an Dashboard:
Step 4: Link to Google Docs
Step 4A: Linking to Google Docs can be done in My profile located on the right top corner of the page/screen. Click/touch the drop-down arrow. Then open My profile:
Step 4B: Type your SMCC student email address in Google Email Account field.
Step 4C: Then click on or touch the SAVE PROFILE button.