What is Zotero?

- Zotero is a free, easy to use, online referencing tool, helping students and researchers to organize, format and share sources of information.

- Unlike other reference software packages Zotero is open source.  The resource has been developed by a non-profit organization that has no financial interest in accessing private user information.



Key features of Zotero

- Enables you to create bibliographies, selecting from a wide range of referencing styles.
- Create references and bibliographies inside Word, LibreOffice and Google Docs.
- Add in-text citation.
- Add references manually or by using the Zotero connector.
- Automatically senses bibliographic information to save.
- Offers 300 MB of free web storage.
- Create folders and subfolders to better organize saved references.
- Create tags and notes to quickly find relevant saved references.
- Create groups and share citations with collaborators.
- No limit to how many members may join a group on Zotero.
- llows you to synchronise your Zotero account so that it can be accessed across all devices.
- Provides an excellent community Forum helping to solve technical issues etc.



- Zotero is free and does not require the use of MTU student login details.

- To sign up the Zotero simply follow the link www.zotero.org

- If you have any questions or experience any problems with Zotero, visit the Zotero website and discussion forum at the following links: