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U.S. History and American Studies: Learn Zotero

A guide for conducting U.S. History and American Studies research at the Yale University Library.


What is Zotero?

Zotero is a free, open access extension that runs in the Firefox broswer. It combines the citation management features of programs such as Refworks and Endnote with a number of other features helpful to researchers, including:

  • the ability to save webpages and attachments in your Zotero account
  • the ability to annotate saved web documents
  • the ability to tag items your Zotero items for future retrieval.

Who made it?

Zotero was designed by historians at the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University.

How can you try it?

  • Everything you need to download and get started with Zotero is here.

Zotero Demonstration

Subject Guide

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