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Workshops and Classes: Referencing: Zotero

Details and booking

Referencing: Zotero

Zotero is a reference management tool that helps you build libraries of references and add citations and bibliographies to word processed documents using your chosen citation style. This online introduction covers the main features of Zotero.

The session will take place live via Microsoft Teams and will require some pre-session work registering for and installing the Zotero software. Instructions will provided upon booking.

We also invite you to send in advance any questions you have about using Zotero to There will also be plenty of opportunity to ask questions in the class.


  • Add, edit and organise references using Zotero
  • Add in text citations and/or footnotes to your papers
  • Create bibliographies

Intended Audience:  Students, researchers and staff needing to manage references and create bibliographies.

Dates and booking

Next date TBA > Booking closed

Notice of recording

Each live online training session will be recorded for accessibility and inclusivity reasons, and will be shared with all attendees after the session. It may also be put onto Canvas (Oxford University’s virtual learning environment) to enable other Oxford University members with SSO to view it.

You can find a live recording of this workshop at Single Sign On is required to view the live recording.

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Presenter: Bethan Jenkins, Helen Bond, Andy Kernot

Format:  Online teacher-led presentations and live demonstrations with opportunities for questions.

What you will need? You will need to provide your own computer with a browser (must be Chrome or Edge) or the Microsoft Teams desktop app installed. Please read our guidance notes below on using Teams. You need to be online with a reliable internet connection.

Related courses:

Further information on Zotero can be found on our LibGuide Managing your references: Zotero.