Zotero

Zotero is a free citation manager. This page offers information that will help you create and build a Zotero library, create and use groups to collaborate, and use Zotero to add properly formatted citations to your papers.

Citation Manager Classes at HSL

The HSL and the Research Hub offer introductory classes for our available citation management tools.

Check out the HSL Classes webpage to register for upcoming classes. 

Comparing Citation Managers Table

Criteria

Endnote

Zotero

Sciwheel

Cost

Under $100 through UNC

Free

Free through UNC

Format

Computer and Web

Computer and Web

Web

Access to full-text PDFs

Yes

Yes

Yes

Annotate PDFs

Yes

Yes

Yes

Adding citations from PDFs

No

Yes

Yes

Sharing Options

Yes, with X7 and above

Zotero Groups

Unlimited Sharing

Free Online Storage

Unlimited with X7 and above

300 MB Free

Unlimited Storage

Word Processor Compatibility

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word,

Google Docs,

LibreOffice

Microsoft Word,

Google Docs,

Manuscripts for Mac

Downloads

Endnote

Zotero

Sciwheel

HSL Online Guides

Endnote Guide

Zotero Guide

Sciwheel Guide