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Use Zotero to help you to collectmanage, 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.

  • Free & open-source with a robust user community & documentation
  • Sync desktop app with cloud-based account
  • Store and organize records and PDFs 
  • Share citation records with anyone
  • Plugins/Add-ons for MS Word, Google Docs, and Libre Office
  • Storage: desktop unlimited; cloud 300mb free

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Steve Runge
O'Neill Library
Boston College

Chris Strauber
O'Neill Library
Boston College

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Enid Karr
O'Neill Library
Boston College