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Zotero is a free, open source citation manager designed to store, manage, and cite bibliographic references such as books, articles, government documents, artwork, films, sound recordings, and more. It was developed by the Center for History and New Media at Goerge Mason Univeresity. Zotero works on all platforms (OSX/Windows/Linux) as a stand-alone client with connectors to Firefox, Chrome, and Safari. Zotero is available for free with a fee structure for additional storage needs. Note: Stanford Libraries does not subscribe to Zotero Institution. Zotero facilitates citation sharing through Zotero Groups and also includes plugins to expand what Zotero can do - eg., visualization and network analysis of one's citations and much more!

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