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Kathryn A. Martin Library

WRIT 3121: Advanced Writing: Business and Organizations

About Citation Managers

Citation managers help researchers manage a complex web of scholarly information and resources in a digital format. With a citation manager like Zotero users can store permalinks and citation data, make notes, save PDF documents for later use, create bibliographies, and share research content with colleagues.


Zotero logoAbout Zotero

Zotero is a standalone software program that works with Firefox, Chrome and Safari. It allows users to:

  • Create a databases of citations by easily selecting items from your browser
  • Attach and organize your PDFs
  • Sync your database to the cloud
  • Share group libraries with others
  • Create bibliographies in a variety of styles