Zotero is a project of the Corporation for Digital Scholarship, a nonprofit organisation dedicated to the development of software and services for researchers and cultural heritage institutions, and is developed by a global community
Zotero is an open source (freely available) software package that will assist you to collect, store, organise and use your references. References can be entered into Zotero manually, or they can be transferred into Zotero from journal databases and web pages. References can be inserted from Zotero into Word documents via a Word plug-in that automatically installs with the software. A bibliography (reference list) can be created in the referencing style of your choice and also inserted at the bottom of your document.
To have Zotero installed on an NTG asset, simply request from the IT Service Catalogue > Request Something > Non Microsoft Software - All Agencies, complete and submit the form. This software has been approved across all NTG agencies (currently version 184.108.40.206)
Creating a Zotero online account will enable you to access your Zotero library on any computer, iPad or mobile device.
To register for a free account:
Groups allow collaboration either publicly or privately with other project members. You have the option to share your own sources with others, or discover what other researchers with similar projects may be using as their sources of information. For more information watch the quick info clip here