Whether you need to create footnotes, endnotes, in-text citations, or bibliographies, Zotero will do all the dirty work for you, leaving you free to focus on your writing. Create citations in Word and OpenOffice without ever leaving your word processor and add references to an email, a Google Doc, or some other editor simply by dragging one or more references out of Zotero.
A citation manager provides valuable assistance as you research and as you write. They can help you with:
-Collecting bibliographic information for the sources you read and use.
-Organizing the PDFs and other documents that go along with the citations.
-As you write, formatting in-text citations or footnotes, and bibliographies