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Syracuse University Libraries

IST 678: Communication for Information Professionals: Zotero and Google Docs

Before the Library Session

Please come to the library session with accounts for Zotero and Google.

Create a Google account so you will be able to use Google Docs.

To install Zotero, refer to the box below.

Install Zotero

Get Zotero

Click the image above, and:

1. Download the Zotero application

2. Install a connector for your browser.

Upcoming Zotero Workshops Fall 2020

Sept. 29, noon-1 p.m. and Oct. 28, 6:30- 7:30 p.m.: “Saving and Citing Your Sources: An Introduction to Zotero”

An overview of this free platform that allows students and researchers to save and annotate sources, collaborate with classmates and colleagues, generate citations and bibliographies in papers, and access references from anywhere. Registration Link

Using Zotero with Google Docs

Zotero works with Google Docs! You must have the Zotero Connector installed in Chrome, Firefox or Safari.

Instead of a toolbar with buttons, as in the Word screenshot above, look for the Zotero menu in your Google Docs editor.

Screenshot of Zotero menu in Google Docs