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Zotero is a great tool that can make managing citations and creating bibliographies much easier, but it is not perfect. It may occasionally make mistakes importing data or piecing together citations, so you need to be familiar enough with your preferred citation style to proofread any content Zotero auto-generates.
Before you can use Zotero, you'll need to download two things:
You can find both of these on the Zotero downloads page.
The website should automatically detect your operating system and whatever browser you're using at the time. If you plan to use Zotero with multiple browsers, you'll need to download the appropriate connector for each one.