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  • Zotero is absolutely free
  • You can get started with 1200 different reference styles (APA etc.)
  • It is user-friendly
  • Zotero automatically recognizes references on scientific websites and stores it correctly
  • You can add screenshots and PDF documents to your reference
  • Easy interaction with other reference tools
  • The program can be completely integrated into your browser
  • Automatically recognizes sites like and New York Times as references
  • You can synchronize all bookmarks via a personally accessible cloud
  • It is possible to create (large) groups, if you work on a project with multiple people 





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About Zotero

Zotero is one of the three big reference tools alongside EndNote and Mendeley. While doing research it is important to keep your sources organized and thorough. With Zotero you can easily gather, organize, cite and share your sources. In this way, you can instantly insert your footnotes, bibliographies and reference in your papers.

Are you not satisfied with Zotero and are you looking for an alternative? Consider the following library guides:



Zotero @ RU

It is necessary to download Zotero on your RU computer account: