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Citation and Reference Management


Zotero is free, open-source reference management software with a desktop version and an online version.

Best features: Free (up to 300 MB online storage); open source; user-friendly interface; imports accurate metadata for a wide variety of source types; ability to work offline; integration with multiple word processors.

Drawbacks: Limited free cloud-based storage space; works best with one primary workstation.

Getting Started With Zotero

Zotero Documentation and Support