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Citation Management Tools: Zotero

EndNote X8 syncs all your citations, attachments, reference groups and annotations so you have access anywhere, anytime.

Information Regarding Support for Zotero

Support for Zotero is limited to general support and the information provided is to provide self-help guidance for Zotero.

Create your "Library" of Citations & .PDFs

Sign up for Zotero by creating a new login.

Import your citations and .pdfs into your library.

Zotero Mobile App

Android  |  iPhones/iPads

Features of Zotero Web, Desktop, & Mobile

Zotero is available via web, firefox extension, and new standalone desktop version. This short guide contains the best features of each.

Zotero Web

  • Access your profile and library online.
  • Friend colleagues and other Zotero users
  • Create, search for, and join private and public user groups.
  • Zotero Import Icon on browser address bar for Databases, Library Catalog, New York Times, and Amazon

 

 


 

Zotero Firefox Extension

  • Sync with your online library
  • See your folders and library displayed in a window at the bottom of your browser

 


Zotero Standalone

  • New version 4
  • Integrates with MS Word and other word processors
  • Can annotate .pdfs (must have Xpdf installed; find directions in the "Zotero Settings" menu in the "Settings" tab)
  • Sync with your online library


 

How to Import

Zotero detects when you are looking at an article in a database, the New York Times, a book in the library catalog or at Amazon.com. Click on the icon to add to your library.

Library Catalog:



Database/Article:



Manual Add:

You can manually add items using the green plus button on the Zotero toolbar.

Zotero Video Tutorials