Zotero Research Management Software: About Zotero
Zotero underwent significant changes in the summer of 2017 and is now only offered as a standalone application, though it still works with your browsers to collect, organize, and cite sources. Please note that this guide is being updated to reflect this changes. The main changes have to do with how Zotero works with Firefox.
No drop-in workshops are planned at this point.
Want to set up a workshop? Contact us.
For instructors: We generally offer 80 minute workshops, but also have a 50 minute variation where students watch the overview video on this page and set up an account with Zotero before the workshop. If you would like to discuss adding a Zotero workshop to your class contact one of the Z Team members (listed to the right) or submit an email to the Libraries.
Zotero (pronounced "zoh-TAIR-oh") is a research management application that works with your Firefox, Chrome, or Safari browser to collect, manage, and cite research sources. It's fairly easy to use, connects to your web browser and word processor where you do your work, and best of all it's free.
Zotero allows you to attach PDFs, notes and images to your citations, organize them into collections for different projects, and create bibliographies.
It automatically updates itself periodically to work with new online sources and new bibliographic styles.
Before or after watching the presentation you can download Zotero for free by clicking here.
Click on the image below to launch the video overview about what Zotero does and how to get started using it (21 minutes).
Zotero face-to-face workshop presentation
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