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About Zotero

Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help collect, organise, annotate, cite, and share research. Zotero automatically senses research as you browse the web. You can sync your data across devices, keeping all your records up to date.

Using Zotero helps you:

  • Create references and bibliographies directly inside Google Docs, Word, and LibreOffice
  • Format your work to match over 10,000 citation styles
  • Share your Zotero library with colleagues
  • Sort items into collections and tag them with keywords
  • Create saved searches that automatically fill with relevant materials as you work

Using this guide

Our guide is a learning module designed to help you:

  • Understand what literature reviews are for
  • Understand the process, mainly how to select the best resources and how to search
  • Apply advanced searching strategies
  • Document and manage your search results

Get help 

Get help from a librarian when you need support beyond what you can find in this guide. Bookings are available for students, educators, and researchers.

Zotero also offers support with tutorials and documentation, and forums for technical troubleshooting.