Zotero - Online Citation Manager: Accounts and Installation

Information on bibliographic citation manager program specially created for the humanities.

Create a Zotero Account

Creating an account with Zotero is easy and free. 

Zotero's Quick Start Page provides an excellent overview of the software, including video clips.

To learn more about what Zotero can do, see the following video clip:

http://www.zotero.org/static/videos/zotero_1_5_cast.flv 

Download and Install

Illustration of the Zotero plugin for Firefox screenZotero works with Mozilla Firefox as a plug-in which you can download and install:

 

 

 

 

Illustration of the Zotero standalone screen

Also, a standalone version of Zotero can be downloaded and installed on a Windows machine.  The standalone can work with any of the following browser extensions:  Chrome, Safari and Firefox.

Video - How to Install

The video tutorial below shows how to install Zotero on your PC or Mac.  This excellent video was created by Jason Puckett from Georgia State University.

The same steps will apply to Marquette University clientele.

 

Troubleshooting Issues

Having issues with your Zotero installation?

Some common problems are addressed in a troubleshooting guide, located here.