Zotero is an open-source citation management platform. It includes a wealth of options to help make research easier. These include:
Format citations in over 9,000 different citation styles
Generate bibliographies, works cited pages, and reference pages for Word, Google Docs, and Open Office
Organize, edit, and de-duplicate citations using local software, mobile apps, and cloud storage
Browser extensions that capture and store citations without the need for manual input
First up, learn how to create an account in Zotero! Then find out how you can get the most that Zotero has to offer.
Getting Started with Zotero
00:23 How to download and install Zotero 01:23 Overview of Zotero 02:48 Manually adding references to Zotero 03:38 Adding references with an identifier 04:54 Adding references with the Zotero Connector 05:28 How to remove duplicate references 06:01 How to create collections (folders) 06:49 How to add tags 07:46 How to add related references 08:11 How to add notes 08:32 How to use Zotero in Microsoft Word 11:12 How to add/edit citation styles