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Zotero: A Citation Tool

TriCo Libraries Guide

Making a bibliography

  • Zotero makes it easy to instantly create a formatted bibliography for individual itmes in your library or entire collections
  • To create a bibliography:

           1.  Select one or more items in the center column or an entire collection in the left column

           2.  Right-click on the selection and click "Create Bibliography From Item(s)..." or "Create Bibliography From Collection..."


           3.  Select a citation style.  To install additional formatting styles, visit the Zotero Style Repository

           4.  Choose the Output Mode, either a list of citations or a bibliography

           5.  Choose an Output Method.  Saving to Clipboard will allow you to past the bibliography into any text field