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This guide provides in-depth instructions on how to use Zotero, organize sources, and create in-text citations and bibliographies.

5 Steps to Using Zotero

  1. Download and Install the Desktop App
  2. Install the Browser Connector (Add-on)
    This allows you to add sources directly from the web.
  3. Add Sources to your Zotero Library
    You need sources in your Zotero Library before you can add in-text citations and a bibliography in your Word document.
  4. Open a Word document and use the Zotero tab for in-text citations and references.
    1. Use the Add/Edit Citations button to add in-text citations.
    2. The Insert/Edit Bibliography button generates the bibliography (reference list) at the end of your research paper.

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