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Jurism: Legal Citation Management

Jurism is a variant of Zotero; it has been modified to support legal citations


Sign Up

  • Register for Zotero at
  • Install the Jurism stand-alone software from
  • Install the Jurism browser extension. It will identify format of the item (i.e., book, article, case, etc.) 


  • After downloading the Jurism stand-alone software, sync Jurism with Zotero:
    • Edit menu >> Preferences
    • Under the Sync tab, enter your Zotero login credentials
  • Zotero is cloud-based and can be accessed from anywhere with an Internet connection



Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation (McGill Guide)

  • The McGill Guide is not one of the styles pre-populated in Jurism
  • Follow these steps to add the McGill Guide: Edit >> Preferences > Cite (Tab) >> Get Additional Styles