Zotero can be used in conjunction with MS Word to format in-text citations and reference lists.
Zotero for Firefox - you need to install the Zotero Word plug in in order to use Zotero with Word.
Zotero Standalone - this version includes the Word plug-in the initial download of Zotero.
To check that the plug in is installed, open MS Word and click the ADD-INS tab. You should see a Zotero toolbar which allows you to use your Zotero library with MS Word:
Open your Zotero library while using Zotero with Word.
The first time you use the Insert Citation button in the Zotero Toolbar, you will be prompted to choose your referencing style. Choose the appropriate style.
To add a citation to your Word document, click the Insert Citation icon. This will bring up a search box. There are two ways to insert your citations:
Once you have inserted your citation, place the cursor at the end of your document and click the Insert Bibliography icon. This will start building your Bibliography.
You only need to do this once for the document. From thereafter, each time you insert a citation it will be added to your reference list in the correct order.
To add or remove an item to/from your reference list:
To edit the details of references in your bibliography:
Use Revert All to reset all reference in the bibliography to the original references in your Zotero library.