For many major databases and websites, the program can tell when a list of books or articles is displayed by showing an icon in the address bar, so citation information can be saved with just a few clicks.
Zotero can help you:
To use Zotero with a word processing program, there are 2 pieces of software to install:
If you want the Zotero program to open in Firefox, download Zotero for Firefox and the Word plugin.
If you are using Chrome, Safari, or want to use the standalone version of Zotero with Firefox, download Zotero for Windows and the browser extension.
If you are using Standalone you need to open it before downloading citations. Otherwise the programs will look and work the same.
To insert a Zotero reference in Google Docs, use keyboard shortcuts: