Zotero

Learn how to get started with the citation management software, Zotero

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  • Helps researchers to collect, organize, verify & fix citations; and to add citations into Word
     
  • Is open source software with 300 MB of storage for free
     
  • Works with Windows, Mac, and Linux systems

The 80% Solution

Although Zotero automates many processes for you, the output isn't always 100% correct. You will need to be familiar enough with your style so that you can verify and fix the formatting in Zotero before you use the citations in your document.

How the Zotero parts relate and sync with each other

Can I use Zotero on NPS library and lab computers?

When on networked computer, you can add and edit items in your online zotero.org library using the Bookmarklet, but you cannot cite in Word or preview the citation. Those functions are available only on the desktop application. 

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