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Manage sources and generate citations with this free tool.

What is Zotero?

Zotero is a free citation management tool that helps you keep track of all your sources. It works with major internet browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Safari) as well as common word processors like Google Docs and Microsoft Word.

With Zotero you can:

  • Store all your sources in one place
  • Automatically create citations and bibliographies in MLA, APA, Chicago, and many other styles
  • Keep reading notes linked to sources
  • Create collaborative group libraries
  • And more!

Here is what a full Zotero library looks like on a Mac:

Screenshot of a full Zotero library