In this blog post, we will show you how to insert citations into a word document using Zotero reference management software. Besides, we will also demonstrate on how to insert and edit in-text citations into a word document.
Arranging citations in a word document is monotonous work for a researcher. Manually entering each citation in proper way is a difficult task. In order to solve the matter, Zotero-your personal research assistant plays a pivotal role.
Zoterois free and easy-to-use robust reference management tool that lets you collect, arrange, cite and share research.
This software can create references for any standard text editor at once. It also works with MS-Word, LibreOffice, and Google Docs. At the time of this writing, this tool supports over 9,000 citation styles.
How to Insert Citations into a Document in Microsoft Word using Zotero
Let’s get started.
To get started with the Zotero- your personal research assistant, you follow the below steps:
Step #1: Download and Install Zotero Standalone Application
Here is how you get started.
First, navigate to the Zotero websiteto download the Zotero standalone application on your local machine. This standalone application includes the word plug-in.
Once you open the website, you will be taken to the following page and see on the homepage a download button:
In order to integrate the Zotero connector, we open the following plugin:
Dr. Ujjal Marjit leads the Centre for Information Resource Management of the University of Kalyani, India. He received his bachelor honours degree from Visva Bharati, Central University and Master in Computer Application from Jadavpur University, India.He did his BLISc and MLISc from Madurai Kamraj University, India. He obtained his PhD in Computer Science and Engineering from University of Kalyani. He was also a visiting researcher at Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway. Dr. Marjit was a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), USA. He has coauthored several book chapters and over 70 research publications in various International Journals and Conferences. Dr. Marjit attended many national and international conferences in India and abroad ( Germany, London, Finland, Norway, Netherlands). He has been working in University since 2001.