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Zotero is a citation manager that allows you to collect, organize and share your research sources, including articles, books, webpages, and more. Zotero also integrates with Google Docs and Microsoft Word to allow you to create in-text citations and bibliographies in seconds.
For your comps paper, you will need to cite sources in the citation style used by the Geological Society of America Bulletin. To add this citation style to Zotero, click on the link above, search for "GSA Bulletin" and click on the "Geological Society of America Bulletin" citation style that appears. You will be asked whether you want to add the citation style to Zotero. Click "OK" to add the style.
Guidelines and examples of how to cite sources in the GSA Bulletin style, from the GSA.
Use this guide to review your Zotero-created citations and bibliography for accuracy. Remember that they are computer-generated, and it is your responsibility to make sure the information is correct and properly formatted.