Zotero is a free app that monitoring your internet browsing history and allows you to save it with just one click. Zotero is free and comes with a brilliant layout much like Windows Explorer. At install, it creates a My Library file where the user can store references.
There are four pull-down menu items, File, Edit, Tools, and Help. If you choose New Item from the File menu, you can include a number of details about the citation so they can easily be used in the future.
Best of all, when integrated with Word or Open Office, Zotero adds controls such as Insert Citation, Edit Citation, Edit Bibliography, and others to the taskbar of the word processing application, making it fast and easy to insert references.
The learning curve isn’t too steep and most users should get the hang of the app with just a bit of practice. There are several sites that have published the latest setup of Zotero.
“How To Install”
- Close any Microsoft Office programs (e.g. Word)
- Open the downloaded Zotero file (.exe or .dmg).
- Follow the installation directions
- Zotero and an MS Word add-in will be installed
- Open the Zotero program
- Open MS Word
- Notice the word Zotero on your toolbar.
App Name: Zotero
Current Version: 5.0.94
File Size: 40.65MB