Medical Writing Software for Medical Writers Zotero: A free and open-source reference manager
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Volume 23, Issue 1 - Software for Medical Writers

Zotero: A free and open-source reference manager

Abstract

Zotero is a free, open-source reference management program compatible with Linux®, Mac®, and Windows® operating systems. Libraries are backed up online allowing sharing between computers and even multiple users. Zotero makes it easy to keep your reference library organised and ‘clean’. Reference libraries are compatible with other reference management programs, and difficulties can be quickly addressed via online forums. For these reasons, Zotero can be a valuable resource to medical writers.

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