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Zotero is a free citation management application that helps you organize, annotate, and cite your resources.  Zotero takes some of the anxiety out of proper formatting of different citations styles such as APA, Chicago, and MLA.  The JCK Library now has an institutional subscription to Zotero which grants unlimited cloud storage for your resource records and full text articles.  To access the benefits of this institutional subscription, you need to sign up for a free account with your UCM email.

Get Zotero

To access Zotero, you first need an account. 

  • Go to  
  • Click Log In
  • Click Register for a free account
  • Enter new username, UCM email, and create a password.

You will now have access to the online version of Zotero.  For best results, download the Zotero app and the Chrome Connector.

  • Goto
  • Click Download
  • Download and install Zotero.  Zotero will run on PCs, Macs, or Linux machinces.  Zotero will not work with Chromebooks unless Linux is installed.  Zotero works with MSWord and LibreOffice and these plugins should be installed automatically.
  • Install the Chrome Connector.  To use Zotero with Google Docs, you must use the Chrome browser.