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Zotero: Zotero

Current Hours

Margaret Estes Library Hours 


Monday-Thursday      8 AM - Midnight
Friday 8 AM - 8 PM
Saturday 12 PM - 8 PM
Sunday 3 PM - Midnight



Monday-Friday            8 AM - 5 PM

The library is currently closed to the public due to the coronavirus pandemic. We are open only to faculty, staff, and students.

Getting Started

  1. Download and install Zotero (Options for Firefox, Chrome, and Safari)
  2. Register for a free account (enables syncing and sharing).
  3. Sync your Zotero account with Zotero for Firefox or Zotero Standalone.
    1. Within Zotero click on Actions (gear icon), then select Preferences.
    2. Select the Sync tab and enter your Zotero account username and password.
  4. Add citations to Zotero
  5. Create bibliographies
  6. Share and collaborate

Zotero Support

What is Zotero?

Zotero is:

  • a research tool that helps users collect and organize sources.
  • a free, open-source program that can be downloaded as a browser extension for Firefox, Chrome, and Safari and as a standalone program that works with Windows, Mac, or Linux systems.
  • a desktop application that lives in your browser.