Zotero is a reference manager that can help you organise your research and collaborate with others.
With Zotero, you can:
It takes a lot of the hard work out of formatting references, leaving you more time for writing and less time stressing about the punctuation.
Everything you need to get started with Zotero can be downloaded from https://www.zotero.org/
The following video and FAQ's were created by librarians in the Faculty of Education. Your faculty may not use APA as a referencing style, but Zotero supports multiple styles and you can choose your preferred style during the set up process.
Adding items to your Zotero Library
Selecting the correct settings and creating an account
Backing up and restoring your Zotero Library
Using the Word plug in to create your in-text citations and reference list
How to add materials into your Zotero library
Guidance from the Zotero.org website: Organizing your Library: Using collections (folders) and tags
Guidance from the Zotero.org website: Sorting the fields in your Zotero Library
Guidance from the Zotero.org website: Managing duplicate entries in your Zotero Library
PDF management with Zotero
Guidance from the Zotero.org website: Adding existing PDFs and retrieving metadata from PDFs
Guidance from the Zotero.org website: PDF reader and note editor
ZotFile is a Zotero plug-in to help manage your attachments - rename, move, and attach PDFs (or other files) to Zotero items, sync PDFs from your Zotero library to your (mobile) PDF reader, and extract annotations from PDFs.
Use Bookmarklet to save items to your online Zotero library on mobile devices or browsers without the Zotero connector installed.
An extension for Zotero that helps manage bibliographic data. This is especially useful for people writing documents using text based toolchains such as BibTeX.