Zotero is a browser extension that collects, manages, and cites research sources. It's easy to use, lives in your web browser where you do your work, and best of all it's free.
Zotero allows you to attach PDFs, notes and images to your citations, organize them into collections for different projects, and create bibliographies. You can also share your citations with your classmates. Zotero supports 1000's of citation styles, including Vancouver and APA.
Downloading and Installing Zotero
If you have a tablet issued by the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, you may already have Zotero installed! Head to Zotero.org and create an account. If not, go ahead and install the Zotero program and create an account.
When setting up Zotero, make sure you also download and install the Zotero browser connectors and plugins. Connectors are available for Chrome, Firefox and Safari - installing the browser connector will also enable Zotero within Google Docs. Word processor plugins include Microsoft Word and LibreOffice -- make sure to install any of ones you use.