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Zotero: Making Research More Efficient

A step-by-step guide on how to install and use basic functions in Zotero

Creating Groups

To create a group, log in to Zotero.org, and click the Groups tab.

Name your group, and choose the accessibility settings. (This only needs to be done by one member in the group!)

  • Private: only invited members can access
  • Public Closed: Anyone with a link can access
  • Public Open: Anyone can find and access

Invite members to the group by clicking on "Members Settings" (under Group Settings) and "Send More Invitations."

To add items to the group library, drag items from your own library into the group folder in the Folders and Libraries pane within Zotero Standalone.

 

 

Zotero Tips & Tricks

From the Zotero web site: Tips and Tricks
http://www.zotero.org/support/tips_and_tricks

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Syncing Zotero with Dropbox

Method 1:
http://libguides.princeton.edu/content.php?pid=3536&sid=3799004

Method 2:
http://remembereverything.org/syncing-zotero-with-dropbox-and-several-computers/

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Boost Your Productivity with Saved Searches in Zotero (Catherine Pope)

http://thedigitalresearcher.com/boost-your-productivity-with-saved-searches-in-zotero/

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How to Make Zotero Even Better with Zotfile (Catherine Pope)

http://thedigitalresearcher.com/how-to-make-zotero-even-better-with-zotfile/

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Setting Up a Portable Library with Zotfile (Lee Hachadoorian)

http://freecity.commons.gc.cuny.edu/2013/12/14/setting-up-a-portable-library-with-zotfile/

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How to Use Zotero with Scrivener (by Catherine Pope)

Part 1:
http://thedigitalresearcher.com/how-to-use-zotero-with-scrivener/

Part 2:
http://thedigitalresearcher.com/how-to-use-zotero-with-scrivener-part-2/

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Using Scrivener for Writing Scientific Papers (by Daniel J. Vreeman)

http://danielvreeman.com/using-scrivener-for-writing-scientific-papers/

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I have bibliographies in Microsoft Word documents, PDFs, and other text files. Can I import them into my Zotero library?

https://www.zotero.org/support/kb/importing_formatted_bibliographies

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Best Practices for Group Libraries (Carleton College)

https://gouldguides.carleton.edu/c.php?g=146876&p=4652158

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