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What is NoodleTools?

NoodleTools is an online citation generator purchased by Napa Valley College, which means it is free for all NVC students and faculty!

While there are many functions of NoodleTools, three features that might be of most interest are:

  1. citation generator (MLA 8th ed., APA 6th ed., Chicago/Turabian 17th ed.)
  2. notecards for taking notes on cited sources
  3. sharing of working bibliographies with classmates or instructors.‚Äč

Hint: When setting up a new project in NoodleTools, be sure to select the Advanced citation level (even if you're new!) so you have the most citation options available to you.

New to NoodleTools? Register First!

If you are a new user, please go to the Library's NoodleTools page and to Register (1).  If you are a returning user, enter your Personal ID and password to sign in to your NoodleTools account (2).  

Sign in page for NoodleTools


Revalidating Your Account

Revalidating Your Account

Every August 1st, NoodleTools resets all accounts.  If your old/previous account and password do not work, try re-registering to set up a new account.  Note:  The campus has not integrated NoodleTools with either Google, Microsoft 365, Clever or ClassLink.    

Get the NoodleTools App

NoodleTools Companion - Free for NVC students!

Download the NoodleTools Companion for iPhone Download the NoodleTools Companion for Android

 *you must set up your NoodleTools account before you can download the app

Contact the Library

Schedule an Appointment with a Librarian

Current Hours: 
Monday-Thursday: 9AM-5PM
Friday: 9-12 Noon
Saturday-Sunday: Closed



Phone: (707) 256-7400

Location: 2277 Napa Vallejo Hwy, Bldg 1700, Napa, CA 94558

Exporting Citations in EBSCO Databases to Noodletools

Since Napa Valley College is is a NoodleTools subscriber, you can create your own personal NoodleTools account. When logged into your NoodleTools account, you export MLA, APA, and Chicago/Turabian citations from any EBSCO search interface and save them to your account.

To learn more:  How do I export citations to NoodleTools? (