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Zotero: Home

Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources.

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Introduction to Zotero


What can you do with Zotero?

  • Create and manage citations of books, articles, case studies, etc.
  • Import citations from AU Library Catalog, Databases, and Google Scholar
  • Attach searchable files, notes, links, images, and add tags to citations
  • Edit and annotate your sources within the built-in PDF reader
  • Store up to 300MB of files for free; 2GB, 6GB, and unlimited storage plans are available
  • Annotate and organize research results into Collections
  • Quickly create a bibliography in multiple formats (e.g. APA, Chicago, MLA)
  • Automatically manage citations in Microsoft Word, Google Docs, and LibreOffice Writer
  • Share collections and collaborate through Group Libraries




Zotero Trainer

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Kasia Leousis
Library of Architecture, Design and Construction
143 Dudley Commons