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Creating and Organizing Citations with Zotero

For more complete explanations of how to create citations and organize your library, click on the following links:

Import Citations From Databases, Catalogs, and Webpages: Zotero provides the ability to save references from most library catalogs, databases, and webpages. When Zotero detects that you are looking at a book or article in a catalog, database, or recognized websites, you'll see a book, page, or folder icon appear in the address bar of your browser. Click on the icon and Zotero will save the citation.

Organize Your Library: Zotero helps you organize the information in your library by giving you the ability to create collections, add descriptive tags to your items and link related items that are in the same or different collections.

Attach Files / Add Notes: Zotero allows you to attach files or add notes to items in your library.