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Zotero's Key Features & Helpful Information
Zotero (pronounced "zoh-TAIR-oh") is a free open source application that collects, manages, and cites research sources.
- Automatically extract citation information from websites, library catalogs, databases, and more.
- Save PDF files, images, screenshots, and other files.
- Enter notes and tags that can be search to build easy connections between sources.
- Automatically create formatted bibliographies in many different styles.
- Use Zotero with word processing programs like Microsoft Word and Google Docs.
- Sync the citations and files you save online across multiple devices.
- Share your saved information online with groups.
Guide created by Matthew Hunter, Digital Scholarship Technologist at Florida State University Libraries. Used and adapted with author's permission.