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<div class="intro">'''Zotero''' <nowiki>[zoh-TAIR-oh]</nowiki> is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you '''collect, organize, cite, and share''' your research sources. It lives right where you do your work - in the '''web browser''' itself.
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<div class="intro">'''[http://www.zotero.org/ Zotero]''' <nowiki>[zoh-TAIR-oh]</nowiki> is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you '''collect, organize, cite, and share''' your research sources. It lives right where you do your work - in the '''web browser''' itself. </div>
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=== Getting Started with Zotero ===
  
===Getting Started with Zotero===
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Make sure you’ve reviewed http://www.zotero.org/support/ it’s a great place to get started with Zotero.  
Make sure you’ve reviewed http://www.zotero.org/support/ it’s a great place to get started with Zotero.
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===The basics:===
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=== Installing Zotero ===
*Zotero is a Firefox extension – it resides in your browser. To install Zotero see: http://www.zotero.org/support/installation
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*Create an account at zotero.org. This lets you synchronize your data so that you can access it from any computer. See http://www.zotero.org/support/sync
*Zotero also has Word processor integration so that you have access to your bibliographic data while writing. See http://www.zotero.org/support/word_processor_integration
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*Zotero has a stand alone application and a browser extension. We recommend you install both. To install Zotero see: http://www.zotero.org/support/installation
*Zotero data resides on your harddrive within your Firefox profile. Details about this is outlined in this FAQ http://www.zotero.org/support/zotero_data
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*After installing the browser extension got to the Zotero Extension Options in your browser and authorize the Zotero Connector to save items to zotero.org when the Zotero stand alone app is not open.
*You can also create an account at zotero.org and synchronize your data so that you can access it from any computer. See http://www.zotero.org/support/sync
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*Zotero data resides on your harddrive and within your browser profile. Details about this are outlined in this FAQ http://www.zotero.org/support/zotero_data
*Video tutorials of more advanced functions are located at http://www.zotero.org/support/screencast_tutorials
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===Additional ways to use Zotero===
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*Zotero also has Word processor integration so that you have access to your bibliographic data while writing. See http://www.zotero.org/support/word_processor_integration
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*Video tutorials of more advanced functions are located at http://www.zotero.org/support/screencast_tutorials
  
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===See Also===
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* [[Zotero and WordPress]]
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* [https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/ Purdue Online Writing Lab] - research and citation guide
  
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Latest revision as of 10:27, 22 January 2018

Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. It lives right where you do your work - in the web browser itself.


Getting Started with Zotero

Make sure you’ve reviewed http://www.zotero.org/support/ it’s a great place to get started with Zotero.

Installing Zotero

  • Create an account at zotero.org. This lets you synchronize your data so that you can access it from any computer. See http://www.zotero.org/support/sync
  • Zotero has a stand alone application and a browser extension. We recommend you install both. To install Zotero see: http://www.zotero.org/support/installation
  • After installing the browser extension got to the Zotero Extension Options in your browser and authorize the Zotero Connector to save items to zotero.org when the Zotero stand alone app is not open.
  • Zotero data resides on your harddrive and within your browser profile. Details about this are outlined in this FAQ http://www.zotero.org/support/zotero_data

Additional ways to use Zotero

See Also