Zotero: Manage and Cite your Sources

Do you hate typing your bibliography when you're finally done with your paper? Do you lose track of the books and articles and websites you've used for a paper?

Try Zotero

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

It can handle books, articles, video clips, mp3 files, images, web pages and other resources and lets you choose from more than ten different citation styles (APA, MLA, Chicago, e.g.).

You can link Zotero to common word processors (Google Docs and Microsoft Word) to automatically generate in-text citations and footnotes, and automatically generate a bibliography from the items you cite.

  1. Download Zotero
  2. Check out the Zotero Basics to find out how it works or contact a librarian for a quick tutorial.