Reference Management

Reference management programmes help you to collect, save, and use literary references; additionally, they support the creation of bibliographies or insertion of quotes into your text.

An overview by TU München offers a detailed comparison of the most common reference management programmes.

FHWS Library offers courses. Please check our training schedule for current dates and to register for courses/consultations.

For small groups individual dates can be arranged directly with us the Library or via mail schulung.bib-wue[at]fhws.de (Würzburg) or schulung.bib-sw[at]fhws.de (Schweinfurt).
In addition, we are always available for direct and individual advice.

Reference management with ZOTERO

ZOTERO is an open source software for managing literary references running on current operating systems (macOS, Linux, Windows).

Installing ZOTERO

Please install ZOTERO as a standalone version locally on your computer. To connect it to your browser, you only need to install the ZOTERO-Connector additionally. ZOTERO plugins make it possible to integrate ZOTERO into Word or Libre Office. Usually they are installed automatically.

Additional links

ZOTERO Documentation
ZOTERO Downloads