Training on Zotero reference management software

Mahatma Gandhi University Library, Kottayam, Kerala state, is organising a Zotero Reference Management software training programme.

About the workshop

This workshop will empower the researcher to systematically identify, capture, organise, and use the scholarly literature. The researchers will also be able to learn how to properly manage the numerous PDF files they already have and how to add notes and annotations to them. Further, it will also provide insights about how to use its bibliographical information to generate the references/citations and insert them in MSWord / Open Office during the paper/thesis writing process in the required citation style.

 Workshop Components:

– Installation and customisation of reference software Zotero.

– Capturing and organising references/citations and full text.

– Managing literature, including notes and annotations

– Referencing/citation – styles

– Integration with Word Processor for citing and generating bibliography

– Data backup and restore

Resource persons:

Dr. Vimal Kumar V., Reference Assistant, Mahatma Gandhi University Library.

Dr. Shaini Gopinath, Assistant Librarian, Mahatma Gandhi University Library.

Dr. Sumana K.P., Professional Assistant, Mahatma Gandhi University Library.

Who should attend?

Research scholars of all disciplines, PhD students, Professionals working in Academic Libraries, R & D Libraries and academics of all disciplines.

Date and Venue

6 April 2024

Online Examination Centre, Near School of Pedagogical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University.


Registration fee is Rs. 200/- per participant. Make registration payment at the programme venue.

How to apply?

Candidates interested in participating should apply online. Click the link to register for the training:

For registration details, contact 

Dr. Shaini Gopinath A, Mobile: 9495161509Dr. Sumana K.P., Mobile: 9037758306