Off campus? You might run into a screen asking you to log in using your TOPCAT login. Use the 14 digit barcode on your student ID to log in and access our e-resources. This is how it knows you're an Alverno patron even if you're not on campus. After you do that, continue with the rest of the instructions below. Click here for more information. For more help call, email, or visit the library.
Save yourself time and skip the frustration. NoodleBib makes creating APA citations easy! Here's how to sign up:
IMPORTANT: If you get a notice that you need to revalidate your account, try again and make sure you're using the links on the library homepage or on this LibGuide. Once a year it updates all our accounts and needs to make sure you're still affiliated with the school.
After you log in, you'll be brought to your Projects page. Follow these steps to create a citation:
NoodleBib will automatically put your references in alphabetical order, which means even less work for you! To export your citations to a Word Doc or Google Doc, follow these steps:
Always double check your citations! Whether you use NoodleBib or the citation tools embedded in many of our databases, they're not always 100% accurate.
Use the APA manual to cross-reference. You can also ask your instructor, the Communication Resource Center, or a librarian for help.