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Adding Styles to Zotero

Some citation styles come pre-installed in Zotero, like Chicago, APA, and MLA. However, many other styles can be added, including Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) and Turabian 9th edition (author-date) style.

To install the SBL style template, in the Zotero App, go to Edit > Preferences, and then click on the "Cite" icon.

Click on the "Get available styles..." link.

Zotero Preferences


In the new screen that pops up, begin to type either "Turabian" or "Society of Biblical Literature" into the search box. The style name will automatically appear.

Click on the link, and the style template will be automatically loaded into your Zotero app.

Updating Styles in Word

To update a style within Word, go to the tab for Zotero, and then select "Document Preferences." 


Look through the list and select the style you need.