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How do I use this guide?

This guide is meant to be used page by page to learn about Zotero. Start on this tab, and then work your way through each of the tabs to learn more about Zotero.


About Zotero

Photo by Karin DalzielWhat Zotero Does

Zotero (pronounced "zoh-TAIR-oh")

  • Collects, manages, and cites research sources
  • Attach PDFs, notes and images to your citations
  • Organize citations into collections for different projects
  • Create bibliographies.

Using This Guide

This guide is several pages long -- use the tabs across the top to navigate through topics, or the "Print Entire Guide" link in the bottom right to print the whole thing.

Zotero Quick Start Guide

See also this great guide published by the Zotero developers themselves. Also available as a PDF.


Zotero Tutorials

Zotero has produced several great how-to videos on their site that demonstrate step by step how to use Zotero's features.

This is a quick overview of how to save citations from the web.

More Zotero Screencast Tutorials


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Zotero: A guide for librarians, researchers and educators - Jason Puckett
Call Number: Books (Top Floor) PN171.F56 P83 2011
ISBN: 0838985890
Publication Date: 2011

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This guide is derived from a guide created by Jason Puckett and licensed by Georgia State University Library under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 United States License.


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