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Zotero setup: Adding citations

How to install Zotero and its associated plugins, as well as, how to use Zotero efficiently.

Adding citations

Zotero allows you to enter citations in a variety of ways including:

  • Manual addition/editing: On your online account using the red (Plus) button and in the drop-down menu pick the type of resource that you want to enter the citation for. You can also do the same thing on your desktop Zotero account.

Zotero Support


If you prefer watching video documentation to setup and use ZOTERO use the following link to watch three videos on the Oxy Library/CDLA's Youtube channel: Click Here

Get Zotero Support from the Oxy Library through live, remote 1:1 consultation

Request a 45 minute Zotero Workshop for a class by locating your subject librarian/specialist here: