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Reference Management Software: Zotero

This guide will introduce you to the variety of Reference Management Software NTU Library supports and give you tips on how to make the most out of them.

Introduction to Zotero

Zotero is a free, easy to use reference management software that enables users to collect, organise and use their references in their academic writings. Refer to the Introduction to Zotero LibGuide to self learn and explore Zotero.

Where to download

Zotero can be downloaded freely from the website directly:

You can also install the Chrome Connector which allows you to export references from your browser into your Zotero Collection in the Chrome Webstore.

Consultation with NTU Librarians

Consultation by Appointment:

Reference Management Software consultation for EndNote, Mendeley & Zotero  is open to all NTU students and staff who wish to learn specific  features or  related enquiries. 

Please email to make an appointment.

Introduction to Zotero

The Introduction to Zotero LibGuide covers: 

  • Installing Zotero
  • Adding citations to your Zotero library
  • Organising and managing your citations
  • Using the Microsoft Word plug-in to insert citations from Zotero into your documents

Refer to the Introduction to Zotero LibGuide for more information.


Additional Resources

Do note that although Zotero is a free software, there are limitations to the space available to a free account.

For further assistance, please refer to the official guides provided by Zotero or seek advice in these forums.