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How to Use Zotero

Zotero: Citation management software that saves, collects, organizes, cites, and shares research sources.

Add Sources

Browser Extension

Book, item and folder icons are displayed
in the Zotero Connector/extension button in your browser.


Identifier Number


Use ISBN, DOI or PMID within Zotero 6.0 desktop software



Save Webpages

With Zotero 6.0 and the Zotero Connector
you can create an item from any webpage by clicking the
Zotero Connector/extension button in your browser.


Manually Add


Add information manually into Zotero.




Drag and drop a PDF into Zotero;
once it's in Zotero, right click on the PDF
to pull the metadata (citational information) into Zotero.

Import From RefWorks or other citation management tools.