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Learn how to use the free resource management system Zotero to store, organize, and cite scholarly resources.


Zotero (pronounced "zoh-TAIR-oh") is a free citation management tool used to store, organize, and cite scholarly resources. 

With Zotero, you can save PDF documents of journal articles with relevant information, make notes, and organize them into collections. With Microsoft Word or Google Docs, when writing academic papers, you can use Zotero to create citations and accompanying dynamic reference lists.

To start, install Zotero and watch the tutorial webinar recording

The Distance & Online Services Librarian Avery Weems specializes in helping students with Zotero. Please reach out if you have questions or need a refresher. You can book an appointment with Avery or email 

Tutorial Video

You can view a video recording of a past Zotero webinar here: