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An introduction to the free, online bibliographic management tool Zotero.

Access to Zotero

To access Zotero:

  1. Navigate to https://www.zotero.org.
  2. Follow the instructions to install Zotero on your computer.
  3. Create a free account. While you don't need an account to use Zotero, creating an account allows you to synchronize your library. That way, you can work with your Zotero library on multiple computers or access your data from anywhere via the web interface.
  4. You will be able to access your Zotero library from your computer or from anywhere via the web version at zotero.org. (Note: the web version has fewer features.)

Other Citation Manager Libguides

See our libguides on how to use:

Not sure which to use? See this comparison of citation management software or test out a few different options.

What is Zotero?

What is Zotero?

Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free and open source citation management tool. 

"Zotero collects all your research in a single, searchable interface. You can add PDFs, images, audio and video files, snapshots of web pages, and really anything else. Zotero automatically indexes the full-text content of your library, enabling you to find exactly what you're looking for with just a few keystrokes."

This guide will show you how to:

Zotero Overview

Zotero. "Zotero Overview" You Tube.
12 June. 2013. Web. 1 May 2014.

More Resources

UHM Librarians periodically teach workshops on Zotero. Check the workshop calendar to see if there is a workshop coming up.

Other resources:

Zotero Documentation

Zotero Forums