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Legal Citation Management With Zotero

This guide describes how to use Zotero to import, manage, and create citations for Canadian legal information.

Creating a Bibliography: Straight from Zotero

It's easy to create a bibliography from your Zotero library. Select the citation style from Zotero preferences. If you do not see your preferred style, select Get Additional Styles.

Screenshot of Zotero preferences window.

Select the references or collections you want to include. Hold the control key and click to select multiple items. Right-click one of the selected items and choose Create Bibliography.

Screenshot of Zotero library.

Choose the citation style you want (e.g. Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation 9th edition). Under Output Mode, select 'Bibliography'. Select the output method: Save as RTF or HTML, copy to clipboard or print. (The RTF file format is compatible with all word processors.)

Screenshot of Zotero library.