Introduction to Zotero
Zotero is a free, powerful, easy-to-use research tool that helps you gather and organize citations and sources such as pdfs. This hands-on workshop will cover the basics of how to build your personal Zotero library of citations and PDFs, and how to use Zotero to create properly formatted citations in your papers, articles, and book manuscripts.
Bring your own laptop to this session. On your own laptop, beforehand,
1. Close Microsoft Word. Download and install the desktop program Zotero 5 from https://www.zotero.org/download/
2. Install the web browser connector(s) from https://www.zotero.org/download/ (If you use more than one web browser, download the connectors for all the browsers you use. In other words, if you use Firefox, Chrome, and Safari, then open each of those browsers, and download the connector for that browser from https://www.zotero.org/download/ in that browser.)
3. Register for an account with Zotero: https://www.zotero.org/user/register/