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Reference Management Tools for Academic Writing

A Comprehensive Guide for EndNote, Mendeley and Zotero

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Get other Citation Styles

If the style you need cannot be found in Zotero, you can try to download and install it from

Export to LaTeX and BibTeX

To export references to LateX, you can create a BibTeX file for your references in Zotero by following steps:

Export to EndNote and Mendeley

To export to EndNote or Mendeley, you can save your references in RIS format.  

Import to EndNote...

Import to Mendeley...

Mobile Apps

Zotero does not have official apps launched for mobile devices.  However, there are some apps for Zotero created by third parties for iOS and Android devices. You can download the apps at App store or Google Play if you wish.

For more information, please refer to


Social Networking

Zotero provides a social network for researchers.  You can create your profile, follow, and interact with other researchers in Zotero Community.


Creating Your Profile:



Discover Other Researchers in different disciplines:

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