Reference Managers - Zotero

Getting Started


is a free plug-in for the FireFox web browser. It helps you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources and enables the download, capture, and indexing of full text, web pages, and research notes.

Consult the Quick Start Guide for tips and screencasts on how to get started using . Also, to learn how to use , go to the workshops page for a class schedule.


can be downloaded and installed from To make fullest use of you will also want to download one of the plug-ins for Microsoft Word, Open Office, or Neo-Office.


Learning Zotero

On the site, you will find a good tutorial in the Quick Start Guide located under the Support tab.

The Libraries offer free hands-on workshops on using all of the citation management software programs. You can access information about the dates and times and register online on the Libraries Workshop Page.

Getting Help

As always, you can Ask a Librarian any questions relating to library-supported resources. You can do so in person at a reference desk, by e-mail, by phone, or in an online chat session.

You may also want to contact the Digital Humanities Center, located in Butler Library, either by e-mail or telephone at (212) 854-7547.