Zotero (pronounced "zoh-TAIR-oh") is an application that collects, manages, and cites research sources. It's easy to use, connects with your web browser to download sources, and best of all it's free.
Zotero will allow you to:
For more information about Zotero, please visit the Zotero @ Pitt guide.
Create collections to organize your references. Collections are like file folders on your computer, but a reference can be in more than one collection at a time. To create a collection:
To create a quick bibliography:
Zotero offers word processing plugins for Word and OpenOffice. The plugin adds a Zotero toolbar to your word processor that allows you to add citations to your document while you write.
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