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Zotero

This guide can help you get started using the citation management tool Zotero.

What is Zotero?

"Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources."

What can you do with Zotero?

  • Create bibliographies of various source types including books, articles, websites, videos, and more in a variety of citation styles
  • Import citations and documents directly from McQuade databases and the NOBLE catalog
  • Organize your research by creating collections using folders and tags
  • Collaborate with other scholars, students, and researchers through an online network
  • Add searchable notes to citations

What comes with a free Zotero account?

Some of the features available with a free Zotero account include:

  • 300MB of storage (additional storage is available for purchase)
  • Full integration between Zotero platforms
  • Group research collections 
  • Citation plug-ins for word processing software
  • Web/Desktop platforms
  • Compatibility with 3rd party mobile applications