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Zotero: A Citation Tool

TriCo Libraries Guide


  • Collections help organize the references in your Zotero library
  • Collections can be created for a particular project, topic, course, paper, author, or any other category
  • To create a collection click the New Collection... button in the top left corner


  • Items in your Zotero library can be dragged an dropped into different collections
  • A single item can be in multiple collections simultaneously


  • Subcollections organize the items within a collection into even smaller categories
  • To create a subcollection, right click on a collection folder and click "New Subcollection..."


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