Juris-M is free reference management software that is based on, but separate from, Zotero. Juris-M is a standalone product. It adds research support for legal resources and works with the New Zealand Legal Style Guide NZLSG.
To use Juris-M with the New Zealand Law Style Guide you will need to install additional software, known as browser plugins.
This section explains how to install Juris-M. It is specific for Law students wishing to use the NZ Law Style Guide. .
The Juris-M how to page has a series of videos.Because Juris-M is based on Zotero the instructions can be useful. It is important to be aware some records may require additional editing after being downloaded into Juris-M.
When integrated with a word processor Juris-M generates in-text citations, automatic cross-referencing, footnotes and bibliographies in a document. The Word integration plugin is essential. It will show as an add-in tab in a word document and may be called Zotero.
When you are in a word document the Add/Edit Citation links to the references in your Juris-M Library.
To insert a reference select Add/Edit Citation. The first time you will be asked to select the Document Preferences. Select the New Zealand Style Guide and Footnote.
Juris-M will automatically adjust cross-references when changes are made to a document.