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Zotero is a free citation management tool to help you save and organize citations and automatically create formatted bibliographies.
Last Updated: May 21, 2014 URL: http://guides.lib.umich.edu/zotero Print Guide

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Welcome

This guide provides information on how to use the bibliographic management software, Zotero to capture citations using the U-M Libraries resources.

Introduction to Zotero

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To get Started                        

Go to http://www.zotero.org/ and click on the red Download button.

 

Zotero Key Features

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  • Automatically extract citation information from websites, library catalogs, databases, and more.
  • Save PDF files, images, screenshots, and other files.
  • Record your research notes.
  • Automatically create formatted bibliographies in many different styles.
  • Use Zotero with word processing programs like Microsoft Word.
  • Sync the citations and files you save online.
  • Access your saved information from anywhere.
  • Share your saved information online with groups.
  • Use Zotero -- an open source tool -- for free.
 

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Citation Manager Comparison

Trying to figure out which citation manager is right for you? 

View this comparison of three citation managers: Endnote, RefWorks, and Zotero.

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