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Zotero: Getting started

Practical instructions for installing and using Zotero citation manager.

What is Zotero?

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What is Zotero? Zotero is a free reference manager that allows you to gather and organize your references as well as automatically create in-text citations and bibliographies in the citation style of your choice.

Zotero works on all three major operating systems: PC, Mac, and Linux. It works best with the Firefox browser, but you can download and install plug-ins for the Chrome and Safari browsers as well.

Zotero Quick Start Guide - from the folks at Zotero

Getting Started

To get started with Zotero, you'll need to download a few different items:

Zotero works best on a desktop computer, but there are also some Zotero Mobile Apps available for iOS and Andriod that you might like to check out if you prefer working on a mobile device.

 

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