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Zotero citation management: Getting started with Zotero

What is Zotero?

Zotero is a free easy-to-use tool that helps you collect, organize, cite, and share research articles. Zotero is available for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Get it up and running...

We recommend that you install Zotero on your own device. Follow the steps below.

01: Go to Zotero.org [click here]
02: Download Zotero (Windows - macOS - Linux 32-bit - Linux 64-bit)

The MSWord/Open Office plugin is installed by default
03: Install Zotero Connector [click here] (Chrome - Firefox - Safari - Opera)

See also this screencast for installation advice/instructions.

Feeling lazy? For instant results check out to zoterobib [here].

Note!

IMPORTANT: Always cross-check reference lists and in-text citations for accuracy and consistency. No one reference management application is 100% reliable! You can cross-check against the correct citation notation via our Cite Them Right online referencing tool [click here]. Alternatively, refer to the Cite them right: the essential referencing guide [click here].