Step 5A: Open the Project Screen.
Step 5A: Click on or touch the New project button.
New project pop-up window:
On the Create a New project screen, provide information about the project:
Step 5C: Enter a Project title. Enter a brief description that will help you remember the contents or purpose of this project when you see it later among other projects in your account.
Step 5D: Select a Citation style. Ask your instructor before choosing between MLA or APA. SMCC instructors do not use Chicago citation style. You will be able to change the style later if you need to, but since the data required to cite a source in one style can be different in another style, it is always best to start with the citation style your instructor is requesting.
STEP 5E: Select a Citation level. If you are not sure, please ask your instructor.
• Starter: Basic or ESL learners
• Junior: High school or ESL learners
• Advanced: High school, college, graduate school, and professional
STEP 5F: Click Submit to create your new project,
STEP 5G: Should you change your mind, click “X” in the upper right corner to return to your Projects screen.
The video below shows a quick demonstration on how to create a new project in NoodleTools. 1.05 minutes. No audio (NoodleTools video):
Step 6A: When you open your new project, the first screen will be the Dashboard. The Dashboard is like a desktop. It includes a place to keep track of your research question and thesis statement, access to a 30-day project history, information detailing who the project is shared with, a to-do list, and a place to leave comments.
The Dashboard screen has three main sections:
6C: The video below shows a quick demonstration on how to share your with a teacher's inbox. 0.35 minutes. No audio (NoodleTools video):
Step 6F: Use the links below to leaning more about how to use the Dashboard to work on projects. If you need help, please contact a Librarian.