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12 Things You Want to Know about Resources: Zotero

This guide targets students in the areas of Arts and Social Sciences. All the pages will be updated to provide new features.

To Get Started

Zotero is a free app and helps you manage information. Use Zotero to import citations from research databases, library catalogues, YouTube, and more to create your own searchable database.

Most electronic resources provide an easy export feature; if one doesn't exist, a citation can be added manually.

Watch this YouTube video to get started:

Video Credit: SILS graduate assistant Alli Buehler @ The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

* The video Using Zotero for academic writing by mdthib can also be helpful for the users of the standalone version with browser plugins and Word plugin.

Last Updated: October 10, 2016
Created by Y. Umetsubo

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Adding Items to Your Zotero Library


Useful Guides

To learn more about Zotero, check these guides:

Zotero User Guide by Zotero

Quick Start Guide by Zotero

- This page offers 1) Video Tour, 2) The Basics, 3) Organize, 4) Collect, 5) Cite, and 6) Collaborate.

- To locate menu, visit Locate Menu.

Zotero Guides by Harvard University

- This page offers 1) Get Started with Zotero and 2) For Advanced Users

How to log out of your Zotero account.

Mastering Zotero by GitHub

Zotero Style Repository