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Zotero

An overview for installing, setting up, and using the bibliographic manager Zotero. Created based on guide created by Jason Puckett and licensed by Georgia State University Library at http://research.library.gsu.edu/c.php?g=115275&p=750658

Adding Citation Formats

Zotero has access to over 9,000 different types of citation style. A number of the most common are already included when you download the Zotero App but it's a simple process to add others includes styles for a variety of journals, the American Chemical Society, and more. 

To add a citation style, you'll need to open your "Preferences" in the Zotero App. 

  • Select the tab for "Cite" The list of pre-installed styles will be listed.
  • You can customize this list several ways.
    • If you'd like you remove a citation style, simply highlight the style in the list and click the minus (-) button. 
    • If you'd like to add a style from a file, you can do this by selecting the plus (+) button and uploading it. [Advanced Only]. 
    • To add a style from Zotero's list of pre-created citation styles, click on the hyperlink for "Get additional styles..." 
      • This will open an new box to Zotero' full listing of citation styles. You can hover the mouse over any listed style to learn more. 
      • To add a style, simply select the one(s) you want to add and click the hyperlink. This will automatically add the style within your list in the Zotero App.