178 – Zotero

Back on the list in 2019

Zotero is a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources.

Website: zotero.org
Cost: Free.
Availability: Download

Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2019: 
Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2019: 
Top 100 Tools for Higher Education 2019: 92

Past Overall Rankings
2018: –    2017: –        2016: –    2015: –    2014: –      2013: –
2012: –    2011: 82     2010: –    2009: –    2008: 66    2007: 72


Comments from some of those who selected Zotero as one of their Top 10 Tools

  • “free reference database” Sergey Litvinov, 2014
  • “is free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help collect, manage, and cite research sources. I’m finding it very useful.”  Joan Vinall-Cox
  • “A Firefox browser add-on that “helps you collect, manage, and cite your research sources.” Great for conducting research.”  Matt Lisle
  • “I especially find Zotero is an unparalleled research and bibliography tool”  Terry Elliott

A Practical Guide to Zotero

Here you will find some links to external resources on how to use Zotero for teaching, training, learning and development.

At the bottom of each of the Tools pages there is a section How to use [the tool] for Learning. It provides basic guidance and links to resources on how to use the tool for teaching, training, learning and development.

To read these special sections you will need to be a registered user. Find out how to purchase access to ALL these special sections here and also pre-order the PDF How to use the Top 200 Tools for Learning.