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A guide for using Zotero, a free, browser-based citation manager




  • Zotero is free to download and use
  • It works with Firefox but NOT with Internet Explorer
  • You have to download and use Firefox first --Zotero is a Firefox Extension

Download Mozilla Firefox.

Download Zotero.

Zotero is an easy-to-use citation managaer that works as an extension to your Firefox web browser. Zotero allows you to import references from the Library's many electronic databases and the library's catalog into a bibliography in whichever citation style you prefer. You can conveniently compile a list of sources you intend to read--as you identify them--and save the list online. 

Thanks to Gavin Ferriby, Ph.D., University Librarian, Sacred Heart University for his help with this guide.