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Zotero

A guide to using Zotero, a free tool for collecting information about your research sources and creating citations.

Add PDFs From Your Computer

If you have a collection of PDF files already on your computer, you can move these files into Zotero and Zotero will try to create parent citation items for each file. 

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Drag PDFs to the center column in Zotero and the program will automatically try to match it with article citation information.