BBIH Help - Table of contents 6.4 By Using Zotero

NB: You can also view a video tutorial on this topic.

You can use Zotero in conjunction with the Firefox web browser (as described on this page). Zotero 3.0 is available in a standalone version which can be used to save items to Zotero from Google Chrome or Safari.

You can download Firefox for free: go to www.getfirefox.com.

To install Zotero, download the Zotero plugin (http://www.zotero.org/) and then install the Word processor plugin for Microsoft Word or OpenOffice (http://www.zotero.org/support/word_processor_plugin_installation)

1. Select and save records to Zotero library (possible from result list and record view)

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2. View selected records in the Zotero library. The Zotero library can be opened by clicking on "Zotero" at the bottom right of the browser window.

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3. You can use saved records as bibliographical references in your footnotes: if you use Word, go to Word and open Zotero Add-in (the OpenOffice plugin works in a similar way):

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4. If this is the first citation you have added to the document, then you will need to select a bibliographical style for your citation (e.g. Modern Humanities Research Association)

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Then select the reference that you wish to use from your Zotero library. You can use the Page box at the bottom of the window to add a specific page number to your citation, or you can click on Show Editor... to edit the citation manually.

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5. In this example, four footnotes with bibliographical references have been added

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6. You can make a bibliography containing all the references used in your document

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7. You can change the bibliographical style of your footnotes and bibliography: e.g. from Modern Humanities Research Association to Harvard Reference Format:

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By Using Zotero

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For more help and other options, see http://www.zotero.org/support/word_processor_plugin_usage .