Developed by the Center for History and New Media at the George Mason University, Virginia, Zotero is an open source easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources.
Zotero is a tool that can help you build a personal library of source information from articles, books, documents, web pages, and more. This personal library of sources can work with your word processing tool to format a paper in your choice of style.
Save citations from databases, web sites, and library catalogs
Manage, categorize into collections, and organize
Cite sources "in-text" as you write and create reference lists in most styles (e.g., APA, MLA, Chicago, Vancouver, etc.)
Attach PDF's, images, web page snapshots, reading notes, and more to citations in your collection