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APA for Social Work: Zotero program



Saint Leo has an institutional agreement with, an online plagiarism and grammar checker.

This link allows 50% off Grammarly's standard pricing when students register using their SLU email address:

About Zotero

Photo by Karin DalzielWhat Zotero Does

Zotero (pronounced "zoh-TAIR-oh") is a Firefox addon that collects, manages, and cites research sources. It's easy to use, lives in your web browser where you do your work, and best of all it's free.

Zotero allows you to attach PDFs, notes and images to your citations, organize them into collections for different projects, and create bibliographies.

It automatically updates itself periodically to work with new online sources and new bibliographic styles.

Zotero in Seven Easy Steps

Follow these steps:                       Get Zotero button

  1. Go to [click here]                   

  2. Download Zotero (Download on left side of screen)
  3. Install Zotero Connector [click here] (Chrome / Firefox)

Need more help? Watch the video below

Zotero Video Playlist

Step 2: Zotero - Setting it up

Creating an Annotated Bibliography

Microsoft Word

Office 365

Zotero works best with Microsoft Word. SLU students can get Office 365 at no cost.


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The Creative Commons license below grants you permission to copy this guide, in part or in its entirety, as a template in your own LibGuides system as long as you credit me and Georgia State University Library on your copy.

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