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The Boston Public Library gives you access to numerous databases.  Sign up for an eCard for access.

Find all their databases here.

You MUST have your BPL card number and PIN to access these resources.



NoodleTools is a citation management website subscribed to by Pescosolido Library. It will manage your sources, provide proper footnote format, export your Bibliography direct to Google Docs, and manage online notecards. Many databases including JSTOR and GALE export sources directly into NoodleTools. 

Important: Create your NoodleTools  account using the format firstname.lastname as your user name.

Creating a NoodleTools account through the school will give you free access to the full version of NoodleTools with more options than the free version.

After creating an account through our school, you can log in anywhere and keep access to the full version.

To begin, create a new project and select the appropriate Style.

MLA Citation Basics

Two Parts--In Text and Works Cited Page

In Text: 

(Author pg.#) after quote, paraphrase, statistic, lyric, etc.

If no page number just the author; if no author first 2-3 words of the title.


 Before 1820, the rural community accounted for eighty percent of the consumption of farmers’ goods (Hurt 127).

See the Purdue Owl website for more help.

For Works Cited page use Noodletools or see examples on HERE on Purdue Owl website.


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