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Jessie Ball duPont Library

Citation Management Tools



Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources.  It lives right where you do your work—in the web browser itself.

Citation Guides

The following links are to citation guides that could prove handy as a reference:


There are two options for using Zotero:  

  • Zotero for Firefox is an extension for the Firefox browser 
  • Zotero Standalone works as a separate browser-independent program with connectors for Chrome, Safari, and Firefox

Citation Formats Supported

Zotero supports the following citation formats:


Citation Sources

Zotero is capable of creating citations using the following sources:

  • Books
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Websites
  • Journals
  • Films
  • Interviews
  • Lectures
  • Radio/TV
  • Encyclopedia
  • Photographs
  • Artwork
  • Theses
  • Bills
  • Cases
  • Hearings
  • Podcasts
  • Manuscripts
  • Maps
  • Presentations
  • Letters
  • and many more!