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Zotero setup: Syncing pdf files with Zotero server

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

Finding Meta-data for pdf files

Zotero is allowed up to 300MB of free Zotero file storage for attached files (you may also purchase more space). Follow the following link to learn more about metadata for PDF files. 
You will need to be using Zotero 2.0b7 or later for this. Import the pdf file in one of the following way:

  • Drag your existing pdf's into your Zotero library
  • Or use the “Store Copy of File”
  • “Link to File” options from the add new item menu (green plus sign).

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