Zotero can add items automatically using either a ten or thirteen digit ISBN number, Digital Object Identifier (DOI) or PubMed ID. See the glossary definitions of Digital Object Identifier and PubMed ID.

  1. Click the collection name to which you want to add an item
    • Items belonging to the collection will appear in the middle column
  2. Click Add Items by Identifier in the toolbar
    • This button has an icon of a baton
    • A box for identifier information will appear
  3. Enter the identifier into the box
  4. Press Enter on your keyboard
    • The item will appear in the middle column within the collection you selected