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Overview

Zotero is a is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. It lives right where you do your work---in the web browser itself. It allows you to store, manage, and cite bibliographic references, computer files, and web resources in one library. The latest version of Zotero also allows you to save and share your citations online. You can form groups to share citations and notes with other members. In addition to Refworks, the UVa Library and SHANTI recommended Zotero to all University faculty students and staff.

Who Might Be Interested in Using Zotero?

Faculty and graduate students who want to keep their citations organized, bibliographies in sync over several computers, and share their bibliography with colleagues.

The Library's comparison page could be useful in making your decision about whether to use Zotero. It can be found at: http://guides.lib.virginia.edu/referencemanagers.

How Do I Access Zotero?

Zotero, as the Library and SHANTI's recommended resource for handling bibliographies, is a supported part of UVa's digital ecology.

To access the tool itself:

How Do I Use Zotero?

Knowledge Base entries in this section will help you to start using Zotero.

There are excellent Help and Getting Started documents at http://www.zotero.org.

Note: The Library regularly offers an introductory class for Zotero. You can sign up at: http://tinyurl.com/tameyourresearch.
Recent Articles and Comments About Zotero in the Knowledge Base
Page: Research Data Services Help
Page: Getting Started with Zotero — Zotero is a free citation manager that lives in your web browser. It allows you to store, manage, and cite bibliographic references, computer files, and web resources in one library. The latest version of Zotero is also a web service that allows you to save and share your citations online.
Page: Adding a Book Chapter or Section — You have three options on how to add a reference for a book chapter/section:
Page: Zotero — Zotero is a is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. It lives right where you do your work---in the web browser itself.
Page: UVaCollab Help
Page: Working with Zotero Group Libraries — Zotero’s Group Library option is a way to share a Zotero collection with others. The basic steps to do this are provided here.
Page: Saving Full Text of Online Newspaper Articles and Blog Entries — Instructions on how to save the full text of online newspaper articles and blog entries are provided here.
Page: Importing from the MLA International Bibliography Database — Although you will not see the Zotero icon in your browser with the MLA International Bibliography database, you can import these into Zotero.
Page: Changing Location of Zotero Saved Data — If you want to change the location of your Zotero saved data, you can upgrade to Zotero 2.0 and save your library to Zotero's server through the "sync" option.
Recent Posts About Zotero in the Community Tools Discussions
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