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Introduction to Zotero

This introductory workshop will equip you with the basics of referencing so you can hit the road running in writing up those academic papers/assignments!

Zotero is a powerful citation management tool that has a gentle learning curve. It is easy to use and has a plugin that works on your browser to capture web-based bibliographic information. The community-based support has amassed over 9,000 citation styles in its open source repository, plus its stability makes it one of the most reliable software around.


  • How to add and organise references in Zotero
  • Insert citations from Zotero into your assignments or academic papers in MS Word
  • Format and change to the appropriate citation style with ease
  • Collaborate with others using Zotero



Jamila Osman

Learning & Research Librarian (Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences)
Jamila enjoys researching and teaching, supporting the Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences disciplines. She loves the whole creative process of discovering and creating something new, finding ways to feature them in an engaging manner.

Lynette Lim

Learning & Research Librarian (Music, Humanities & Social Sciences)
Lynette provides information literacy instruction to students pursuing studies in music, humanities and the social sciences. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the great outdoors.

All NUS staff and students are welcome.
Booking availability on a first-come-first-served basis.

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