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Zotero-Citation Management Tool: Using Zotero

This guide will explain what Zotero is, and provide instructions for how to use Zotero to manage citations.

Zotero Basics

Zotero is a citation management tool that allows users to collect items (books, journal articles, webpages, and newspaper articles). Once items are collected they can be saved in a cloud-based "library" that can be organized and used to generate bibiliograpic citations and provide additional research tools to use with any paper or project.

Once Zotero for Firefox is installed:

Begin using Zotero, by simply clicking on the Zotero icon, located in the lower right corner of your Firefox browser window.

A new window, your Zotero library, will pop-up across the bottom of your web browser.

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