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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.
Oregon State University Libraries has another excellent Zotero guide.
Guide created by Matthew Hunter, Digital Scholarship Technologist at Florida State University Libraries. Used and adapted with author's permission.