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Quick Reference for the Health Sciences


Zotero is a free citation manager that allows you to manage citations, webpages, images and full-text articles.  Zotero is an extension to the browser FireFox and works by creating a toolbar in your browser.  If you are using different computers, simply open a free Zotero account and save your sources into the account. See Zotero's Using Multiple Computers page for more information.

For more information on getting started with Zotero, see their Quick Start Guide.

Visit Zotero's FAQ page for a list of Frequently Asked Questions.

Exporting from Zotero

Exporting Your Zotero Library

See Zotero's Exporting Your Library for more information.

Importing into Zotero

Zotero supports the following file formats:

  • Zotero RDF
  • MODS (Metadata Object Description Schema)
  • BibTeX
  • RIS
  • Refer/BibIX
  • Unqualified Dublin Core RDF

For more information on importing reference into Zotero see Zotero's Getting Stuff Info Your Library page.