About Zotero

Zotero is a standalone software program that works with Firefox, Chrome and Safari. It allows users to:

  • Create a databases of citations by easily selecting items from your browser
  • Attach and organize your PDFs
  • Sync your database to the Web
  • Share group libraries with others
  • Create bibliographies in a variety of styles

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How to Use Zotero

Register for a Zotero Workshop Zotero Basics is a 60-minute session that covers the fundamentals of using Zotero, including adding references, exporting them to Word, and selecting styles (e.g., MLA, APA, etc.) to generate customized bibliographies.

Introduction to Zotero: Recorded workshop, 58 min

Format a paper or bibliography

Manage your articles

Work collaboratively

Comparison of Citation Managers

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