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Zotero User's LibGuide

ZoteroBib vs Zotero

Can't (or don't want to) install any software? Use ZoteroBib to create a standalone bibliography to paste into a document.

ZoteroBib helps you build a bibliography instantly from any computer or device, without creating an account or installing any software.

Should I use ZoteroBib or Zotero?

ZoteroBib and Zotero are both free, open-source tools created to help people manage their research. Choose whichever one is right for you.

  • If you just need to create a one-off bibliography for a paper, ZoteroBib is the quickest and easiest way to do it.
  • If you’re working on a longer-term project, want to build up a research library to use across multiple projects, or need to collaborate with others, Zotero offers many more features.