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CORE 329 - AIS: Neurobiology and Spiritual Formation: Manage Sources

To help students research the spiritual formation aspects of this course

What is Zotero?

Zotero [pronounced zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share research sources.  

Video: Zotero Highlights

[*video features Firefox, but zotero also works with Safari and Chrome]

To get started:

Each Zotero account comes with 300 megabytes of file storage for storing citation information, PDFs, notes, etc.  If you find it necessary, you can purchase additional storage from Zotero.

News

Zotero Now Works with Google Docs when you use Chrome or Firefox. Working on a group project or don't have MS Word, use Zotero with Google Docs.  Find out more.

A new version of Zotero is now available.  Find out more about version 5.0 and upgrade now! 

Mastering Zotero, an online user guide for Zotero.  Chapters include:

Turabian Citation Style

Zotero doesn't include Turabian formatting by default, but you can install it from the Zotero Style Repository.

Zotero Workflow

Zotero Guides and Videos

To install Zotoer you will install Zotero Standalone and a browser connector (Safari, Chrome, Firefox).  Zotero does not work with Internet Explorer.

Each Zotero account comes with 300 megabytes of file storage for storing citation information, PDFs, notes, etc.  If necessary, you can purchase additional storage from Zotero.

Have an existing bibliography, create citations.

An online tool, AnyStyle can be used to extract bibliographic references from documents in 3 simple steps:

  • Copy and paste your citations into the input box on the web site
  • Use the easy editing tool to make corrections
  • Generate a BibTeX that you can import into Zotero

Running Zotero if you do not have a PC or a MAC computer...

Have a Chromebook?

Zotero can be run from a USB or external hard drive using portable apps.  Instructions available on GitHub. This option can also be used with a public computer.

Use a mobile device or tablet?

Use Zotero on your mobile device using Bookmarklet.  It will save items directly to your zotero.org account.   

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