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Zotero: Not just a citation management tool

Use Zotero to collect, manage, cite, and share research sources for FREE!

What is Zotero?

Zotero is a free tool that stores and organizes all your research information in one place. 

It's easy to use, can connect with your browser Zoteroto download sources, and best of all it's FREE. With Zotero, you can...
  • Collect sources (books, articles, websites...) all in one place

  • Save the PDF for items with UHSP Full-Text with one click

  • Take notes for each item/citation

  • Copy or download complete citations

  • Create tags for your citations

  • Organize your sources

  • Create in-text citations

  • Share your research and references with a group

Zotero: At a Glance


Zotero is laid out in three columns with a toolbar on the top. 


Left Column Center Column Right Column

My Library: collections/folders you created

Tags: tags (aka subject terms) for items

Items: a list of all items in My Library OR the items in a selected collection/folder. 

Includes icon indicating the type of item (book, article, thesis, screenshot, etc.).

Detailed information about a specific item you selected in the center column