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Citation Management: Practice Using Zotero

A brief guide to getting up and running with two of our recommended resources: Zotero and EndNoteWeb

Zotero for Firefox - Download instructions

  1. Open your FireFox browser.
  2. Register for a Zotero login. This will allow you to sync your citations across multiple computers.
  3. Download the main Zotero add-on
  4. Using Microsoft Word or OpenOffice? Download the corresponding word processing add-on
  5. Once your Zotero registration is complete. Sync your computer to your Zotero account.

Zotero Standalone for Chrome, Safari and Firefox - Download instructions

  1. Register for a Zotero login. This will allow you to sync your citations across multiple computers.
  2. Download Zotero Standalone. Windows - Linux (x86) - Linux (x86 64) - Mac OS X
  3. Using Chrome or Safari? Download the corresponding connectors.  Chrome - Safari
  4. Sync Zotero Standalone to your Zotero account. Tools -> Options -> Zotero Sync Server 

      Zotero quick start guide

      Zotero documentation site offers step-by-step instructions for many of the processes you will need to use.