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Reference Management: Zotero

Get Zotero

Zotero is available for free to everyone.

Basic Instructions to get started with Zotero

Zotero Help

Zotero is in the process of updating the documentation for Zotero 5.0. Some documentation may be outdated in the meantime. Contact a librarian for more help!

About Zotero


Zotero is a program that easily works with either Firefox or Chrome browsers.  Zotero is most useful for:

  • Collecting and organizing different types of references (Web pages, audio, video, etc.)

    • Create citation and capture snapshot of websites with a single click

    • Assign tags to references

  • Working collaboratively

    • Three options for creating groups

  • Inserting citations and creating bibliographies

    • Plugins allow you to insert citations and create bibliographies in word processing documents

    • Create inddpendent bibliography for grant reports, CVs, etc.

    • Quick Copy feature allows you to drag and drop references into any text field (email, blog post)

    • Few output styles standard (such as APA and MLA), but thousands available for download (such as AMA)

  • Working on any computer

    • Syncing allows you to access your Zotero library from any computer with internet access

Contact the Medical Library

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medical-librarian@duke.edu

919.660.1100

Hours:

  • 24 hour card access - Duke Medicine badge holders only
  • Mon - Fri: 7:30 am - 6:00 pm - Open to Public

More on building access

http://mclibrary.duke.edu/