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After using the drop-down tabs in this guide, you will be able to do the following:
- install Zotero on your device, install Zotero Connector for your browser, and open the web version
- create folders
- share folders and make a group library
- import articles or books from library resources like databases / book catalogs
- manually import articles that you have in print form
- upload & permanently link the PDFs of full-text articles to their citation information
What is Zotero?
Zotero is a free citation management software available for Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. It is open source, and allows users to collect, manage, and cite their sources for any kind of project.
Zotero also has a PDF viewer and a group library feature within the program.
A big thanks to UIUC's guide on Zotero, which heavily informed this guide.
Want to know even more on Zotero? Head to the Zotero Citation Management Tool guide at SU.
This page has plenty of "how-tos" on installing and using Zotero.
Zotero has a really solid support community in its forums. If you have a question, ask away here.
Zotero Knowledge Base
The knowledge base has answers to specific questions that may not be covered by the main documentation pages.
Zotero for Mobile Apps
Although this guide will not cover it, if you need to use Zotero on a mobile device, this page instructs you on how to do that.
Publication Date: 2017-08-17