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Zotero Basics

Zotero is a free, open source, easy-to-use citation management program that helps you to collect, manage, cite, and share your research sources. It lives right where you do your work - in your web browser. Designed to be intuitive and unobtrusive, Zotero is a powerful and handy tool for any academic.

Zotero works on all three major operating systems: PC, Mac, and Linux!

IMPORTANT:  Since Zotero captures the information from databases and Web sites, the final version of your notes and/or bibliography may be incorrect (i.e. missing information or in the wrong order).  You still need to know the specific citing style that you are using.

Getting Started

Download Zotero and associated plug-ins using these links:

Zotero Workshops

 Learn how to use Zotero to easily save citations from websites and library catalogs, and use the Word toolbar to automatically format them in your papers.

All workshops are free to the Luther community!

SPRING Semester 2020

WHERE: Preus Library - Hovde Room

If none of these days work for you, please send me an e-mail to set up an individual session (60 minutes).

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