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Zotero at Temple

Zotero features

Image of Zotero logoZotero is a free tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share research. It is a full-featured desktop tool that can be synced across your devices. 

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(If you are just creating a few references, consider the ZoteroBib tool for formatting citations.)



  • Automatic download of pdfs associated with a citation
  • Automatic download of a "snapshot" of the webpage associated with a citation
  • Dynamic drag and drop interface, including sorting and quick citations (drag a citation into an email or other web page)
  • Add notes and searchable metadata tags to citations
  • Full-text searching
  • Automatically proxy urls for easy off-campus access to resources
  • Integration with Google Docs, MS Word and LibreOffice word processors
  • Collaborate on shared libraries with Groups


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