Citation management tools can help you organize your research and write your papers. We really like Zotero, but there are other tools available you might want to consider. For links to other tools, style guides and more, see our Citation Guide.
Most tools allow you to
Use Zotero to help you to collect, manage, and cite your references. With Zotero you can attach PDFs, notes, and images to your citations, organize them into collections for different projects, and create bibliographies.
To learn about other citation tools, check out our Citation Tools comparison chart.
Zotero lives right where you work: your web browser—allowing you to quickly grab citations as you research, and then easily create correctly formatted bibliographies.