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Zotero: Learn Zotero 5.0

Acknowledgments

I am indebted to the Thomas Cooper Library at the University of South Carolina for use of these two videos and to the University of New Mexico Library for their information on setting up Zotero preferences.

Installing Zotero

The Thomas Cooper Library at the University of South Carolina created the video tutorial.

This document was adapted for Syracuse University Libraries from the University of New Mexico Library Zotero Guide.

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Writing and Citing in Microsoft Word

The Thomas Cooper Library at the University of South Carolina created the video tutorial.

Creating a bibliography is easy!

1.    Highlight all the items you want in Zotero or select a collection.
2.    Right click (or control-click on Macs) and select Create Bibliography from Items.
3.    Select a citation style.
4.    Pick Output Method and Copy to Clipboard.  Click OK.
5.    Paste it into your document.  Be sure to paste it as Keep Source Formatting so that you retain the correct format.

Alternatively, you may use drag and drop.

1.    Highlight all the items you want in Zotero or select a collection.
2.    Drag and drop them into Word.

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