Zotero: A Beginner's Guide

What is Zotero?

Zotero is a free reference management tool (software) that works on Windows, Apple and Linux. It allows you to...

  • Collect bibliographic information (extracts metadata) on books, journal articles, videos and other resources from library resources, databases, andf ree sites..
  • Collect PDFs, file, images for each citation/reference in your library.

  • Create a bibliography and in-text citations in a variety of reference styles in a Word or OpenOffice document.

  • Sync among computers and the cloud.

  • Create Groups to share citations, collection, notes and tags with colleagues.

Zotero: Consultations

Zotero is a free, open-source alternative to reference manager systems such as EndNote and Refworks. Zotero allows you to easily save bibliographic details, comments, indexing terms, and direct links to webpages, word documents, and even articles that are in library subscription databases. If you'd like help with the tool, you can schedule a one-on-one consultation. You will be shown how you can use Zotero to integrate your references into your research in many citation styles using Microsoft Word.  Click below to register.