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Boatwright Memorial Library


This guide provides information on citing your sources in some of the most commonly used citation formats: APA, MLA, ASA and Chicago.

Getting Started with Zotero

Troubleshooting Zotero Connector

Installing Zotero Connector on Chrome (browser)

Users may see an error message that says "We are sorry but you do not have access to this service. Please contact your Organization Administrator for access."

To install Zotero Connector on Chrome:

  1. If you are logged into Chrome with your UR Google Apps account (ending in, sign out using these instructions.
  2. Install the Zotero Connector for Chrome here.
  3. After you've installed the Zotero Connector, you can log into Chrome again and use the Zotero Connector as usual.


ZoteroBib Zotero's quick cite tool.




Zotero is a free citation management tool that can automatically import citations into your personal account, organize sources into folders, and generate bibliographies in a variety of citation styles. It also includes a word processor plugin for formatting footnotes and parenthetical citations.

Visit to download the Zotero Connector (browser extension) and to learn more about Zotero.

Zotero Tutorials

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