What is Zotero?

Zotero is a free, open-source citation tool that works with Chrome and Firefox. It allows you to collect metadata that can be inserted into Word as citations and bibliographies.

Strengths of Zotero

  • Unlimited storage when you register using your Harvard email address.
  • Good at retrieving PDF metadata.
  • Easy import of citations via browser plug-in.
  • Automatically imports PDFs when possible.
  • Works well with non-traditional electronic sources.
  • Good support from user community at zotero.org.

Getting Started with Zotero

Use the Zotero: Getting Started guide to find out more about installing and getting the most out of Zotero.

ZoteroBib

Do you just need to produce a quick bibliography? Try ZoteroBib to create a bibliography quickly in a variety of citation styles without creating an account or installing any software.

Zotero Classes at Harvard

September

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
6:00-7:15pm
Lamont Library Room B30
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Friday, September 20, 2019
10:30-11:45am
Lamont Library Room B30
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Wednesday, September 25, 2019
3:00-4:15pm
Cabot Instruction Room
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Thursday, September 26, 2019
12:00-1:15pm
Lamont Library Room B30
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October

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
1:30-2:45pm
Lamont Library Room B30
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Friday, October 18, 2019
10:30-11:45am
Lamont Library Room B30
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