Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool that helps you collect, organize, annotate, cite, and share research. Zotero generates citations and bibliography/reference lists automatically.
Installing and citing with Zotero
- Download and install the Zotero application for your operating system. Close Word before you run the installer so it can install the Word toolbar/plugin.
- Click the “Install Connector” link for your browser and follow the instructions. The connector appears as an extension on your browser.
- Add documents to the Zotero Library by using the Zotero connector or by adding PDFs from your computer. To add a PDF from your computer, click on the green icon with a plus symbol (+) on the Zotero application. For more details on adding files to the library click here
- Creating in text citations and bibliography/reference list
For details on citing with Zotero, go to Zotero word processor
See Basics of Zotero application for more information.