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We are excited to share our new Library catalog and search tool! We hope that you will find it easy to search and explore our collections. If you need help, have questions, or want to share feedback, visit the Ask a Librarian page.

Intro to Zotero

Using the Zotero.org Desktop Application

 

1. Open the Google Chrome browser on your device.
2. Create an account using an email and password you will remember at zotero.org
3. Log in and click on your name > Your Profile. Enter any profile information you wish to share and save.
4. Click on “My Library”
5. Open a new tab in Google Chrome and go to: https://www.zotero.org/download/
6. Install the Google Chrome Connector
7. Return to https://www.zotero.org/download/  
8. Install the Desktop Application
9. Log into the Desktop Application

 

Set up Desktop and Browser Sync
1. Open Zotero preferences (via the gear menu) and select the Sync tab
2. Enter your Zotero user name and password
3. Check the "sync automatically" box
4. Check both boxes under File Syncing and choose Zotero storage for My Library. This will sync your PDF attachments as well as citations
5. Click the green circular arrow button at the top right corner of the Zotero window
6. Zotero will upload your library to the server