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Reference managers are easy-to-use tools that can help you collect, organize, cite, and share research sources. This guide will explain how to install Zotero and Mendeley.

Getting Stuff into Your Library

Created by Jason Puckett at Georgia State University.

4 Ways to Save Citations

There are 4 main ways to save citations:

  1. Clicking on the icon (folder or paper) in the address bar in your browser when searching in a database.
  2. Exporting citations from a database and then importing them into Zotero.
  3. Drag and drop a PDF file from your desktop.  Right click on item to "Retrieve metadata from PDF file" to create parent record.
  4. Manually adding a citation.


Zotero Workflow

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