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Bibliographic Management Tools: Zotero

Please migrate all content out of RefWorks prior to September 1st, 2017.

How to create a Zotero account

Directions for creating a Zotero 5.0 account:

From Zotero 5 download page

  • Press the blue Download button for Windows. If you have a Mac, click below where it says macOS for additional download options.
  • Next, open the Zotero library that was downloaded to your computer. On the top right side, look for the green arrow icon for syncing Zotero online accounts with the local, downloaded copy:

  • Enter the information from your online account here:

  • Press Set Up Syncing to finish the process.

Zotero Help

Import RefWorks Library

To import citations, go to File > Import > and select your file.

Browser connections

To add a browser connector so that you can click to save research items you find online, go to to Tools > Install Browser Connector > and follow the prompts.

Reference and Digital Humanities Librarian

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Tierney Gleason
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Reference & Instructional Librarian

Reference & Instruction Department

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