Zotero is a free, open-source citation manager which streamlines the process of collecting, organizing, citing and sharing research. It was created in 2006 by an independent, nonprofit group, and is continually updated and refined to suit the needs of its community of researchers.
The three basic components of Zotero are:
You can download the Zotero desktop application and browser extension at
UCSC Library offers regular workshops on Zotero use. Check the calendar and register for the next available!