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

Adding a Source Manually

Occasionally, it is necessary to add a source manually.

  1. In Zotero, click the Create Item button
  2. Select the Item Type from the drop down menu
    Note: In the Online version, click the Continue button
  3. Add the relevant information into the appropriate fields on the form
  4. Click the Save button