Zotero is a free and easy to use bibliographic management tool. Zotero helps you to collect, organize, cite, and share research. Zotero can sync right to your web browser making it effortless to save resources and citations while you conduct your research. Zotero also allows you to save notes to each individual citation. Zotero is highly customizable with a robust user community, and works online and on your desktop. Since it is a freely-available tool, you can continue using it even if you leave DU and/or graduate. Using Zotero can help you to easily create in-text citations, bibliographies, and footnotes with the click of a button.
Check out this introductory video from Zotero's YouTube channel!
How do I back up my Zotero library? Where does Zotero store my references, notes and files?
How can I access my library from multiple computers?
How do I add an edited volume or a book chapter?
How do I see what collections an item is in?
Can I import bibliographies in Microsoft Word documents, PDFs, and other text files, into Zotero?
How do I use Zotero with Google Docs?
For additional frequently asked questions, see the Zotero knowledge base.
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An array of libraries, Zotero users, and other community members have produced video tutorials for Zotero. These videos include basic overviews and demonstrations of specific features.
A list of videos (produced after the release of Zotero 5.0) is available here: