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HS EdTech: Zotero

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Using a citation and reference manager such as Zotero will really help organise your research notes and sources. This will help you demonstrate academic honesty, reducing the chance of problems with plagiarism

Zotero is an open-source, free product that can gather information from sites you visit and organise your references and notes. It has a plugin for Word that creates in-text citations and Works Cited references. 

Zotero makes it easier to do better things in research. 

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To make Zotero work, you need to install three elements: 

  1. The Zotero app for Mac
  2. The browser connector
  3. The Word plugin.

The Word plugin will install when you have installed the main app, and will require a restart. 

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