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Citing Your Sources

Zotero: Free Citation Tool

Zotero is a free, open-source tool you can use to keep track of the sources you find, organize them, and create citations.

To get started, you'll need to download both Zotero and the Zotero Browser Connector. Both downloads are found on this webpage: 

How to Use Zotero

This 7 min. video quickly covers the basics of downloading and using Zotero.


Save time by using the Zotero Connector in your browser! This 3-minute video shows you how:


Looking for a Comprehensive Tutorial on Zotero?

The Virginia Tech tutorial below will help people who want to be power users of Zotero. It comprehensively covers almost everything you'd want to know about using Zotero.