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Zotero & ZoteroBib

Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources.

Generating Customized Report

In addition to bibliographies, Zotero can also create a formatted report of a source collection.  It’s possible to customize the fields that appear on this report by running your report’s source code through this third-party siteThe instructions at this code modification site plus these directions from Zotero’s site explain the procedure clearly.

What a report looks like:

The image immediately below shows the default view of a Zotero report. 


Some of the fields highlighted in the image above are eliminated in the customized report below:


NOTE:  This customized report code generator only appears to work through the Firefox browser at this time (10/2018) and is not updated or maintained.

Download the Chicago Annotated style


There are currently 2 annotated styles available from the Zotero Style Repository: Chicago and APA.


Annotate the reference in Zotero

Select the references you want for the bibliography

Export the bibliography from Zotero using Chicago Annotated Style


Note: You can also "Copy to Clipboard" and paste into an MS Word document.

Here is your bibliography