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Reference Management Tool


"Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, annotate, cite, and share research."

Getting Started


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There are multiple ways you can use Zotero reference management tool. There is a desktop application and an online version. The app will have more capabilities, but the online version has the basic needs.


Zotero in Google Docs-  Helps you easily add citations and bibliographies to the documents you create in Google Docs


*Information taken from the Zotero website*


 "a free service that helps you build a bibliography instantly from any computer or device without creating an account or installing software".

There are 10,000+ citation styles to choose from.

You can get an automatic bibliography when you search for a source by:

  • ISBN
  • DOI
  • PMID
  • arXiv ID
  • Title


  • Create the bibliography manually.

*If you need to create a one-off bibliography for a paper, ZoteroBib is the quickest and easiest way to do it.  It is recommended to use Zotero if you are working on a long-term project or multiple projects.*


This citation manager may not have the correct format for the style you require.  Be sure to check the formatting!


*Information taken from the Zotero website*

ZoteroBib: A New Citation Generator from Zotero – Inside Science Resources