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About Zotero


Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources.

This guide will help you

  • Learn how to install Zotero
  • Use it to import bibliographic records for books, articles, essays (book chapters), and dissertations and theses directly from databases
  • Insert properly formatted footnotes/bibliography and parenthetical references/reference lists in your Word documents.

Which Style Do I Use?

Different TEDS and TGS programs use different citation styles. It's always a good idea to check with your professor if you are not sure which style to use.

TIU / Turabian / Chicago Style - Humanities Format (footnotes, bibliography)

  • Most TEDS and TGS students (with exceptions below)

TIU / Turabian / Chicago Style - Social Science Format (parenthetical - also known as author/date, reference list)

  • PhD students in ICS and EDS
  • DMin students

APA Style (American Psychological Association)

  • Counseling Psychology, MA/T and MEd/L

SBL (Society of Biblical Literature)

  • PhD THS students in OT and NT, and other biblical classes as required by the professor.

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Schools at TIU     Trinity College |  Trinity Evangelical Divinity School |  Trinity Graduate School | Trinity Law School

Locations     Deerfield | South Chicago |  Florida | Southern California | Online

Centers:     Carl F.H. Henry Center for Theological Understanding  | The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity |  Jonathan Edwards Center at TEDS