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Zotero: About Zotero

Save time by using Zotero

Stop making references manually. Let Zotero do the work!

Zotero imports your references to books, articles etc. to a local library at your desktop, and helps you to cite and make bibliographies in Microsoft Word.

Zotero is a free reference tool.

At Copenhagen University Library you can get an introduction to the program at:

Teaching Zotero we use either Google Chrome or Firefox.

If you are having problems using Zotero, you can either consult the "Zotero doctors" at The Faculty Library of Social Sciences" or “The Zotero Helpdesk" at Humanities and Law Library.


How does Zotero assist you?

Using Zotero you can:

  • Import references from the internet
  • Order your references in folders
  • Insert references and bibliographies in Word
  • Run a back up of your references
  • Share your references with others

The major advantages:

  • You save time
  • You keep track of all the references you are using
  • You are citing and making bibliographies correctly

Faculty Library of Social Sciences

Humanities and Law Library


Muhamed Fajkovic
Informations Specialist 
Humanities and Law Library
Telefon 91 32 45 71
E-mail mufa@kb.dk

Therese Møller
Information Specialist 
Faculty Library of Social Sciences
Telefon 91 32 41 58
E-mail thm@kb.dk