Zotero is a free downloadable citation manager that easily grabs information from the web. Zotero allows users to save, organize and share references. You can also insert properly formatted citations directly into documents using Zotero's Word add-in.
To get started with Zotero, complete the following 5 steps:
Firefox, Safari, Edge, or Chrome users can easily capture online references and import them into Zotero by clicking Zotero’s browser icon, located near the address bar. If Zotero recognizes the “type” of item displayed on the screen, an item specific icon appears. For example, a folder icon represents a bibliographic list, a book icon represents information about a specific book, a document icon represents a specific article and a webcam icon represents a video.
To take advantage of Zotero’s Library Lookup function, you must add an openURL resolving link to your Zotero 6.0 client. Follow the below procedure:
The Zotero client comes with several popular citation styles pre-installed, such as APA, Chicago and MLA.
If you need to use a style that does not come pre-loaded in Zotero, just…