The word processor plugins for Zotero allow you to use it with Microsoft Word or LibreOffice to:
Most importantly, using the plugin allows you to stop worrying about the details and nuances of each different citation style, and spend more mental energy on what you cite, why you cite it, and what your argument is!
Zotero now has a Google Docs plugin, which works in the same way as the Word plugin, but relies on having the browser extension(s) installed, not on a separate installation.
For more information and instructions, see the documentation from Zotero.
Where is the Zotero menu in Word?
To add an in-text citation or footnote:
To edit an in-text citation or footnote:
Note: do not edit a Zotero-inserted in-text citation or footnote directly.
To create a bibliography:
To refresh your bibliography:
One challenge of using Zotero citation management software when writing a paper with sources in more than one language is creating both citations with right-to-left text for sources in languages like Hebrew and Arabic, and citations with left-to-right text for sources in languages like English. Alphabetizing a bibliography with sources in different languages can be tricky, too.