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Zotero - Free Citation Management System!

Cite in APA, AMA, MLA, Chicago, and so many more citation styles!

Zotero Warning

Warning: Zotero is a Garbage In - Garbage Out system!!

Garbage Collector

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The various demonstrations you'll see on using Zotero to grab information about books, articles, webpages, etc., make it appear easy -  and it is!!! However, each time you enter a new item into your Zotero library, look at the information that came in and make corrections as needed.

Suggested Information Sources

Suggested Information Sources


Adding a Citation Manually (about 2 minutes) from University of Pennsylvania Biomedical Library 


Using Zotero (about 15 minutes) from UNC Park Library

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Adding Items into Zotero from