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HONR 212: Exercise is Medicine: Zotero

Zotero Skills

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.