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Zotero: Collect Citations

How to collect, organize, and cite articles, and create formatted bibliographies with the free tool, Zotero.

Collecting Citations & More

There are many ways to add items to your Zotero library.  Click on a subtab of this page or a link below to learn specifics.

Adding Books

Adding Articles from Journal TOCs



Starting with a PDF or Unique Identifier

Creating New Items

Adding to the Zotero Library

Zotero uses "web translators" to automatically to detect and import data from websites. Sites supported include many library catalogs, databases including PubMed, Google Scholar, EBSCO, Proquest and many more.  It also works with major journal publishers and many individual websites including Amazon.

This video shows many ways to add items such as references and PDFs to your Zotero library.

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