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American Presidency Seminar: Citation Help

Works Cited Help

Use NoodleTools to create your works cited.  Enter the information about your source and NoodleBib will correctly format it in Chicago style. Getting to NoodleTools couldn't be easier. Just follow these directions: 

  1.  Login to you Bentley School gmail account. Make sure you are looking at your mail (not google drive).  
  2. Click on the "waffle" in the upper right side of the screen
  3. Scroll down the menu or click "more" until you see the NoodleTools icon
  4. Click on the icon - it takes you directly to NoodleTools.
  5. If this is your first time in this year, click "Create a New Account" and follow the directions on screen

Once you have your account:

  • Click “Create a New Project” in green on the right
  • Choose "Chicago" for the citation style and "Advanced" for the level.
  •  Enter the title of your project. e.g. “History Project”
  • On the next screen look for a box on the left side named “Components” and click on “Works Cited.”
  • On the MLA Works Cited page select a "citation type” from the box on the top left (hint: if you are doing a Gale reference source use reference source then click database on the top bar) Click Submit after filling in as many boxes as you can.
  • To Add another citation you would again select a "citation type" from the box on the top left.  This is a working bibliography and you may add more citations to it in the future.
  • If asked by your teacher, click “Share” on the "dashboard" of the project main page.  After entering your name, choose your teachers last name as the dropbox.  You must do this in order to receive credit!!**
  • Your “works cited” will be saved on the NoodleBib site for 1 year 

QUESTIONS? -- Ask Ms. Bogas

Intext Citations

Use your NoodleBib Works Cited to see exactly how to format each footnote in your paper.

Example 1: Works sited entry:

Bornet, Vaugn Davis. The Presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1983.
Full footnote:
     1. Vaugn Davis BornetThe Presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson (Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1983), [Page #].
Shortened footnote (for subsequent citations):
     2. BornetThe Presidency[Page #].

​ Example 2: Works cited entry:

Kelley, Robin D.G., and Betsy Esch. "Black like Mao: Red China and black
     revolution." Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture, and
     Society 1, no. 4 (1999): 6-41. Accessed May 12, 2017.
Footnote entry:

     1. Robin D.G. Kelley and Betsy Esch, "Black like Mao: Red China and black revolution," Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture, and Society 1, no. 4 (1999): [Page #], accessed May 12, 2017,

Shortened footnote (for subsequent citations):
     2. Kelley and Esch, "Black like," [Page #].