Feature highlights:

  • A free, open-source, web and browser-based citation tool that works best with Firefox.
  • Collects metadata (including citation information) and stores PDFs, files, images, links, and whole web pages for easier retrieval.
  • Is able to store a "snapshot" of a document, which may actually be the PDF of the document.

Free download:

Zotero is free citation management tool.  Please download the free version from here

Online tutorial:

Self-guided instruction in the form of tutorials, FAQ, and webinars are available through Zotero