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How to Use Zotero

A guide to using the Zotero citation management tool

What is Zotero?

Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh]

  • is a citation management tool that formats your bibliographies in APA, MLA, and many other citation styles
  • is free
  • helps store and organize your research
  • is an essential tool for those preparing theses or dissertations
  • is easier than EndNote

What Can Zotero Do?

An extensive overview of Zotero's capabilities and features can be found in their Documenation tab at http://www.zotero.org/support/quick_start_guide

Watch the Video Tour on this page to see an overview of Zotero's capabilities.

Reference Managers in the Digital Research Workflow