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Zotero for Citation Management

Manage your research and create bibliographies with Zotero.

Options with Zotero 6.0

With Zotero 6, you can now:

  • Open PDFs in a new built-in reader within the main Zotero window, in a new tabbed interface
  • Clean up metadata for items while viewing your PDFs
  • Mark up PDFs with highlights, notes, and image annotations
  • Add annotations to Zotero notes with automatic citations, in a powerful new note editor
  • Cite other items directly in notes using Zotero’s familiar citation dialog
  • Insert notes into your Word, LibreOffice, and Google Docs documents with active Zotero citations for automatically generating bibliographies
  • Export notes to external Markdown editors with links back to Zotero items and PDFs

Together with Zotero’s powerful saving abilities and word processor plugins, Zotero can now help you with the entire path from an interesting item online to a cited quote in your final document.

Information quoted from Zotero blog "Zotero 6: Your research workflow, transformed" (accessed 10-18-23)

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Additional Instructions from Zotero

Zotero has instructions on these features:

  • Seamless Annotation Syncing

  • Annotations in Notes

  • Adding Notes to Word Processors

  • Markdown Export

  • Embedded Images in Notes

From Zotero 6: Your research workflow, transformed (Accessed 10/18/2023)