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This guide provides insight and support for citation management in Zotero.


 What is Zotero? 

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.

Get Started!

Want more interactive options?

If you'd like a more catered experience getting started with Zotero, consider taking this free, 20 minute interactive course, accessible at the following link: NAU Zotero Online Course.

Or, if a video walkthrough is more to your liking, check out the following Complete Beginner's Guide to Zotero, which is viewable in the following box: