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Zer 0 in with z otero. Bibliographic Management Software. What is z otero ? . Open source software that runs in your browser. You create your own personal database of sources as you browse online catalogs, databases, and Web sites . . How does z otero do this?.

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Zer 0 in with z otero

Zer0 in withzotero

Bibliographic Management Software


What is z otero

What is zotero?

  • Open source software that runs in your browser.

  • You create your own personal database of sources as you browse online catalogs, databases, and Web sites.


How does z otero do this

How does zotero do this?

  • zoterocan “sense” items on currently viewed Web pages:

    • Books , journal articles , Web sites , audio files , etc.

    • Folder lets you select items you want from your results lists.


What can you do with z otero

What can you do with zotero?

  • Organize information in files.

  • Highlight and annotate documents.

  • Cross reference and tag related materials.

  • Insert notes & bibliographies in Word.

  • Share a database that’s stored on a network drive.

  • Export citations to other citation managers.


Who made and supports z otero

Who made and supports zotero?

  • Developed by the Center for History and New Mediaat George Mason University

  • Funded by the:

    • United States Institute of Museum and Library Services,

    • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

    • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.


Getting started

Getting started

  • One of these browsers must be used:

    • Firefox 2.0 or higher

    • Netscape 9.0

    • Flock 0.9.1

  • Download Zotero from:

    http://www.zotero.org/


Firefox portable

*Firefox Portable

  • Firefox Portable make it possible to access your files from any computer.

  • Download it from:http://portableapps.com/apps/internet/firefox_portable site.


Z otero s 3 column layout

zotero’s 3-column layout


To enter citations into z otero

To enter citations into zotero:

  • Manually add a citation

  • Import citations automatically from supported online sources:

    • Web sites

    • Online catalogs

    • Databases

      • single items

      • multiple items


Some catalogs that support z otero

Some Catalogs that Support zotero

  • Library of Congress

  • WorldCat &WorldCat.org

  • PILOT (Lock Haven, Bloomsburg, Mansfield Universities)

  • SirsiDynix (James V. Brown, Bucknell(?), Pennsylvania College of Technology, Susquehanna University)

  • Athena


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Note to self:

Select the folder that I want first!


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WorldCat

Note to self:

Select the folder that I want first!


Some databases that support z otero

Some Databases that Support zotero

  • ABC-CLIO

  • ABI-Inform through ProQuest

  • Academic Search Premier through EBSCO

  • American Chemical Society (ACS) Publications

  • Cambridge Scientific Abstracts

  • EBSCOhost

  • InfoTrac

  • JSTOR

  • LexisNexis

  • Medline

  • PubMed

  • ScienceDirect


Importing citations from databases catalogs

Importing citations from databases & catalogs

Note to self:

Select the folder that I want first!


Zer0 in with zotero

Some Web Sites that Support zotero

  • Amazon.com

  • Chronicle of Higher Education

  • The Economist

  • Google Books

  • Google Scholar

  • HighWire Press

  • New York Times

  • Science


Create a citation and archive a copy of a web page

Create a citation and archive a copy of a Web page

Note to self:

Select the folder that I want first!


Manually add a citation

Manually add a citation


Creating citations and a bibliography

Creating Citations and a Bibliography

  • Download zotero’s Microsoft Word plug-in

    http://www.zotero.org/documentation/microsoft_word_integration

  • A new row of icons for creating will be added to your Microsoft toolbar.


Searching your citation database

Searching your citation database

  • Quick search*not case sensitive

  • Tag search

  • *make sure Show Automatic and Display All Tags are selected

  • Advanced search


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Export: zoteroRefworks

Select sources

Export Library

A text file is created.


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Export: zoteroRefworks

Import the text file to Refworks.


Using zotero with microsoft word

Using Zotero with Microsoft Word

  • Download Microsoft Plugin: http://www.zotero.org/documentation/microsoft_word_integration

  • ***Important note:

    Icons you need will appear in the Add-Ins tab if you are using Word 2007!


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