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Reference Management: Zotero

Get Zotero

Zotero is available for free to everyone.

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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 indpendent 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

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