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Zotero

Zotero is free, easy to use software that helps you save, manage, and cite research sources.

Downloading Additional Citation Styles

The Zotero client comes with several popular citation styles pre-installed, such as APA, Chicago, and MLA. Sometimes, however, you may need to use a style that does not come pre-installed. For example, many academic journals require the use of highly specialized styles.

To install additional styles:

  • Go to www.zotero.org/styles.
  • Search for your desired style in the provided search field.
  • Select the style you want. Many styles have different versions. Make sure to select the one that matches your desired citations.
    • On a PC, you will simply click on a hyperlinked style and select Install from the resulting pop-up box.
    • On a Mac…
      • Click on your desired style. The style file will then appear in your computer’s Downloads folder.
      • Within the Downloads folder, select the appropriate file.
      • A pop up box may appear that reads, Install Style. Select Install.

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