What is Zotero and What can It Do for Me?
Zotero is a free tool that allow you to create your own collection or library of citations to articles, books, websites, and more. But the pay off comes when you connect Word (or Google Docs) to the Zotero tools to insert citations into your paper and automatically create your bibliography.
Getting Started with Zotero
Download the desktop software, create your Zotero account (so you can be portable with their sync feature), and install the Zotero connector for Chrome, Safari, or Firefox. Here's how:
You are now ready to start adding citations to your Zotero library.