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An introduction to the citation manager Zotero and how to use it.

What is Zotero?

Zotero is a free, open source, and easy to use tool for collecting, organizing, citing, and sharing your research sources. This type of tool is called a citation manager.

Zotero works with Mac, Windows, and Linux operating systems and Chrome, Firefox, and Edge browsers. Unfortunately, Zotero does not currently work with Internet Explorer or Safari.


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Research support

Library card, book borrowing, and interlibrary loan support

Writing support

I.T. support

Logging-in from off-campus

  • If you are accessing library databases from off-campus, you will be prompted to log-in with your campus credentials. The same credentials you use to access Canvas, myFramingham, etc.
  • If you are having trouble with your log-in contact I.T. for help!