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Biology, Chemistry & Physics: Citing Sources

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Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool that can help you to collect, organize, cite, and share your research resources, all from within your Firefox web browser.  There is also a standalone version.  With the click of a button you can instantly store citation information for the online information you find as you browse the web or the library's databases.  You can also annotate your sources as well as organize them into separate folders.  Moreover, your Zotero library of sources is accessible on multiple computers via a syncing feature.  And when you are ready to write and cite, Zotero can even generate a references list for you in any one of a number of citation styles.

For more details, see U. of Baltimore's Zotero Guide (.pdf). You may also want to take a look at the Quick Start Guide (.pdf) from the folks at Zotero.