Comparing Search Engines
A guide to help determine which search tools to use based on the information needed. Many of the recommended tools search for more reliable and scholarly resources.
A well organized list that matches type of search with specific search tools
Getting started with Noodle Tools
- Click “Create a personal ID”. Use your SchoolLoop user name and password.
- Click “Create a New Project”, choose MLA advanced, name it.
- Click on Bibliography, choose the type of citation, create citation.
- Fill in as much information as you can. Note that only boxes with an asterisk (*) are mandatory.
- Use the note- cards to take notes.
Basic MLA Citation Format
There are many varied information sources.
Use NoodleTools to help determine which format to use for each.
Contributor. Title. Secondary Contributors. Publication Information. Medium.
Usually the contributor is the author, but it may be an editor, director, artist, etc.
One author: Smith, John K. Title
Two authors: Smith, John K., and Tim Sampson. Title.
Three authors: Smith, John K., Tim Sampson, and Alex J. Hubbard. Title.
Four or more authors: Smith, John K., et al. Title.
The format will vary depending on the source! Best to use NoodleTools!
Add as much of the following as you can find in this order and structure.
(1)Contributors. (2)“Title of work.” (3)Title of overall website. (4)Edition or version. (5)Website Publisher, (6)Date of e-publication. (7)Web. (8)Date accessed.
While MLA 7 doesn't require a URL, including it makes it easier to locate your source. Use angled brackets at the end of your citation.
Adapted from EasyBib
EasyBib.com. ImagineEasy Solutions, n.d. Web. 21 Dec 2012.