A research platform.
An educational mindset.

Designed by educators. Powered by technology. Tested by time.

For individual inquiry and collaborative research, NoodleTools:

Paves the way for original, high-quality work

NoodleTools gives students a systematic but flexible framework for navigating the tangled web of research. Students develop expert critical-thinking skills, gain confidence, and replace patchwriting and plagiarism with synthesis.

Grows with students, novice to expert

From a novice’s research question to a graduate student’s thesis, the three levels of NoodleTools provide a mental model for research and a common language across faculty and disciplines.

Supports teaching in the moment

NoodleTools pulls back the curtain so that you can offer early, in-context feedback on students’ work at predictable bottlenecks and ahead of the writing space.

Gives you access to experts

We are educators, citation specialists, primary source authorities, and academic researchers. That expertise is baked into our platform design and services.

Smart Tools. Smart Teaching. Smart Research.

Effective & proactive teaching

  • Set up and start teaching in minutes.
  • Track students’ progress, provide in-context feedback.
  • No advertising. Student-friendly privacy policy.

A student’s research companion

  • Cite your sources and organize your notes.
  • Get help with MLA, APA and Chicago-style citations.
  • Collaborate in real-time from anywhere.