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Zotero and Juris-M for Legal Research


Zotero is a free, open source bibliographic management tool.  It works with a desktop app and a browser extension.  Use the browser extension (best in Firefox or Chrome) to save sources that you find online to collections in the Zotero app.  Juris-M is an adaptation of Zotero that improves how sources are saved for legal information, especially primary sources from platforms like Westlaw and Lexis.  This guide is an introduction to using Zotero/Juris-M for legal research:  


WVU Libraries prepared a video series demonstrating basic use of Zotero.  This introduction is directly transferrable to using the Zotero derivative, Juris-M.