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Zotero How to Guides and Videos

To install Zotero 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.

Quick Start Guide and Online Book

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

Zotero Workflow

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 account.