Skip to main content

Citation Software: Zotero

Software applications that help to organize your research. Collect citations, store PDFs, create bibliographies in selected formats, and more.


  • Another free, open source software with upgradable storage
  • Collaborate with others
  • Organize research into collections that act like iTunes playlists
  • Import references by downloads from desktop
  • Tag your items with own keywords; include PDFs
  • Access from anywhere, sync on any device
  • Privacy setup not as easy to understand as Mendeley
  • Zotero groups can be private or public; discover who has similar interests. Again, may appeal to seniors looking for grad programs, building contacts
Colby College on Twitter Colby College on Facebook Colby College on YouTube Colby College on Vimeo Colby College RSS Feed Search Previous Next