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 within Firefox
  • Sync your database to the Web
  • Share group libraries with others
  • Create bibliographies in a variety of styles

Getting Started & Building Your Skills

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 Online tutorial on Moodle

Introduction to Zotero: Recorded workshop, 58 min

Format a paper or bibliography

Manage your articles

Work collaboratively

Comparison of Citation Managers

Citation Management Tools Coordinators

Jody Kempf
Jim Beattie


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