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McNair Scholars Program: Information Literacy Strand

The TRiO/McNair Scholars Program is geared toward enhancing those skills and experiences that will be required to compete successfully in graduate school.

Citing APA Style--with NoodleTools

NoodleTools: Steps for Creating and Printing an APA References List

Use NoodleTools to create an APA References page for your paper.  NoodleTools can be found on the Libraries home page  in the box under Journals, “Bibliography and Citation Tools."

When you access NoodleTools from off-campus, you will be asked first for your Rider username and password. 

  1. Create your own NoodleTools Personal ID & Password and click Sign in.
  2. Once signed into NoodleTools, click on +New Project.
  3. Enter a project title (e.g., “TEC-207”), select a Citation style (APA), and select Advanced for the Citation Level.
  4. This will take you to the Dashboard where you can add Project details, Sharing & Collaboration permissions, and To-do items.  (No entries are required here.)
  5. Click on the Sources tab at the top of the page to start your references page. 
  6. Click on +Create a new citation.
  7. Answer the questions about your resource and complete the form.
  8. Click on Submit.
  9. To add more citations, repeat steps 6-8.
  10. To create/print your works cited page for your paper, click on Print/Export in the toolbar and select an option (e.g., Print/Export to Word). 


Examples of Database Citations

Generate Citations

Dr. Edu of Leads1

Copy and paste a formatted citation or use of the links to import into a biography manager.

Dr. Edu of Leads 2