Zotero.Org is an open-source research tool that helps users collect and organise their publications and sources.  For each source, you can create tags, attach notes/links, and You can manage all sources in your library and easily export them to other sites.


  • It’s free
  • User-Friendly
  • Helps keep research results organised
  • Can easily import/export records
  • Works with Word, Google Docs, and OpenOffice
  • Excellent for creating bibliographies, especially for non-traditional references, like wikis and websites.
  • Great way for students to contribute to the open-source community, license does not expire when students graduate (like EndNote, RefWorks)


  • Will charge for extra storage, start with 300MB
  • Only works with FireFox
  • Cannot filter duplicates
  • Does not handle large libraries well

Useful Links


Mendeley, EndNote, RefWorks




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