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Zotero: A Citation Tool

Using Zotero in Google Docs

  • Zotero can be used in Google Docs to add a bibliography or citations
  • To add a bibliography, select items in Zotero and drag them into the document.
  • To add a citation, hold the Shift key before dragging.

Changing the Citation Style

The style of the citations and bibliographies inserted into Google Docs can be changed in  your Zotero preferences.

1. In Zotero, open Preferences

2. Click on the Export tab

3. Select the preferred output format