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Writing & style guides
Chicago Manual of Style Online
Complete online edition of "one of the most widely used and respected style guides in the United States." Provides information on grammar, document preparation, and proper citation format.
You will need to download and install 2 pieces for Zotero to work correctly:
-Zotero Standalone software application
-Zotero connector for your browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Opera)
There is also a Microsoft Word plugin, which should be downloaded and installed automatically, but you can install it manually if necessary.
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Allows you to sync your library between multiple computers
Zotero Plugin for Word on Mac
If you are using Zotero on a Mac, the "Insert Citation" feature for Microsoft Word is available in the script menu:
ZotFile is a free plugin for Zotero that allows you to rename .pdf's saved through Zotero using the information in your citation. This allows you to keep better track of your downloaded files.
Zotero Tutorial using Forsyth Library Databases