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Citation Tools: Zotero

Information and assistance in using a variety of citation tools


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Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources.  It lives right where you do your work—in the web browser itself.

Citation Guides

The following links are to citation guides that could prove handy as a reference:


Citation Formats Supported

Zotero supports the following citation formats:

  • MLA (Modern Language Association)
  • APA (American Psychological Associtation)
  • Chicago
  • Turabian


Citation Sources

Zotero is capable of creating citations using the following sources:

  • Books
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Websites
  • Journals
  • Films
  • Interviews
  • Lectures
  • Radio/TV
  • Encyclopedia
  • Photographs