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An introduction to Zotero

Choosing Your Citation Style

Choosing your citation style

  • Zotero comes with the main commonly used referencing citation styles already loaded.
  • To get extra styles, go to and download what you need.
  • To see your citation style options in Zotero,  go to the Actions icon > Preferences > cite > styles
  • You can select from the common styles here.
  • If your style is not there, you can select Get additional Styles which will take you to the Zotero website.
  • Select the style you need
  • You will then get a prompt to install it into firefox. Install the file
  • Go back to look at your selectable style options in Firefox -  you will see your new option is there.