Link directly to https://my.noodletools.com/logon/signin and then click on the G icon above Google.
It may ask for the school you are in and the grad year but once that is entered in once it shouldn't come up again.
- Watch this video for a quick review on logging into NoodleTools, starting a new project, and adding sources.
Reminder: When copying links to your articles from any database, ALWAYS grab a permalink, DOI or Stable URL (different databases may call that link something else so look around for it).
Do NOT copy the url from the top of the screen! That will NOT get you back to your article on a database
Narrow down search results for complex searches by using the Advanced Search page. For example, you can find sites updated in the last 24 hours or images that are in black and white.
Do an Advanced Search
- Go to the Advanced Search page.
- In the "Find pages with" section, enter your search terms.
- In the "Then narrow your results by" section, choose the filters you want to use. You can use one or more filters.
- Click Advanced Search.
Tip: You can also use many of these filters in the search box with search operators.
Helpful Advanced Search filters
- Last updated date
- Site or domain
- Where the search terms appear on the page
- Reading level
- File type
- Usage rights (find pages that you have permission to use)
- Aspect ratio
- Type (face, animated, etc.)
- Site or domain
- Usage rights (find images that you have permission to use)
The CRAAP Test for Evaluating Research Sources
- Is the information recent enough for your topic?
- Has it been published or updated in the last x years? (x will vary, depending on your topic)
- If you have a historical topic, was it published around the date of the original event?
- If it’s a website, are the links working?
- Where does the information come from and does it fit your topic?
- Are you able to read and understand the information?
- Does it answer your research question?
- Is it a primary or secondary source (what source works best for your topic)?
- Who is the author or publisher of this information?
- Can this person or company be contacted?
- Is there an “About Us” link so you can find out more about the author/publisher?
- Are they an expert?
- Can you Google the author or publisher and find out more about them?
- Does the information seem accurate based on what you already know?
- Is the information supported by evidence?
- Can you verify the information by using another reliable source?
- Are there spelling, grammatical or other typographical errors?
- What is the intent of the author?
- Who is the information written for--young children, students, professors, doctors...?
- Is the information meant to inform, persuade, sell, entertain...?
- Is the author trying to make money from this information?
- Are there obvious biases?