Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. It lives right where you do your work—in the web browser itself.
Collect - With one click, items can be added to your Zotero library of research materials.
Cite - You can create citations within Word and OpenOffice and add styled citations to an email, Google Doc, or other text editor simply by dragging one or more references out of Zotero.
Sync and Share - Zotero automatically synchronizes your data across as many devices as you choose. You can also share your library with the public or a with private group with Zotero Groups.
Zotero is free, open source software developed for the scholarly community by the scholarly community and its use is supported by the Leddy Library.
Zotero works within the Firefox Browser. If you use Safari or Chrome, you can use Zotero Standalone.
- Zotero for Firefox
- Zotero Standalone for Windows, Linux, Mac OS
- Apps for Zotero (Android, Apple)
- Barcode scanner for Zotero: Android, Apple
- Zotero for the iPad (iTunes store)
We recommend checking out Zotero's screencast tutorials to see just how seamless its experience is to add, organize, search, use, and share your collection of research material with others.
Locate Material from the Leddy Library
Help and Support
The Zotero website offers an extensive help area but if you need additional assistance, or if you would like to request a demonstration of Zotero to your class or research group, please contact email@example.com.
updated: June 8, 2012