Brandel Library

Zotero: Personal Research Manager

This guide walks you through Zotero, a free tool for gathering, organizing, searching, and citing sources to create a personal research library.

Introduction to Zotero

Using Zotero to manage your personal research library will save you a lot of time. With this free software you can

  • collect the bibliographic information and full text (when available) of a variety of sources: books, journals, websites, etc.,
  • organize your sources into collections,
  • annotate your sources,
  • store your sources with related metadata and personal notes,
  • do a keyword search of your personal library, and
  • automatically cite your sources.
Overview of Zotero by YouTuber zoteron.