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

Note taking made easy!

  • Select the citation you would like to add notes to in your Zotero library
  • Click on the Notes tab to the left of the Zotero window
  • Select the Add button in the right frame of the Zotero window

  • Enter your notes in the Add Note window
  • The notes will automatically save. To access notes later on simply select the citation in the center frame of your Zotero library
  • Next click on the notes tab in the right frame of your Zotero library
  • To open your notes for additions or editing click on the yellow folder icon and text in the right frame of your Zotero library. To add a new note click on the Add button.

Zotero Support


If you prefer watching video documentation to setup and use Zotero, watch these videos on the Oxy Library's Youtube channel.