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A quick presentation made on Zotero for fellow classmates in LIS644: Digital Tools, Trends and Debates. Creative Commons attributions are included at the end for photos. Please use any slides or ...

A quick presentation made on Zotero for fellow classmates in LIS644: Digital Tools, Trends and Debates. Creative Commons attributions are included at the end for photos. Please use any slides or information from this presentation.

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Zotero Presentation Transcript

  • 1. ZOTERO “ Research, not re-search.” Laura Schmidli
  • 2. Presentation Agenda
    • Zotero Background
      • Origins
    • Using Zotero
      • Interface
      • How it Works
      • Why Use it?
    • Conclusions
      • More Info
  • 3. Origins of Zotero
    • Digital Humanities scholarship
    • Firefox plugin
    • Open Source
  • 4. Zotero’s Interface
  • 5. How Zotero Works
    • It lives in your browser
    • Automatic Import
    • Manual Import
    • Compatibility?
    • Translators?
    • Multiple sources
    • Organizing
    • Searching
  • 6. Why use Zotero?
    • You can take your citations with you when you graduate or leave your institution
    • Quick, small and efficient
    • Word processing
    • programs
    • Screen capture
    • Online community
    • Updated: portability
    • solutions!
  • 7. Why Use Zotero in Libraries?
    • Citation management for librarians, students, faculty and other researchers
    • Beats the competition
    • Continues to evolve
    • Larger community = more support = more sustainable
  • 8. Disadvantages
    • Sure, you don’t have to log in to Zotero…
    • But, it is also “less portable.”
      • Portable Firefox
      • Beta Zotero Sync
    • Ugly interface with small icons
  • 9. Tips and Tricks
    • Add Find-It Link Resolver to have this capability in Zotero
    • Exporting from RefWorks to Zotero work best in “BibTex” output format
    • Zotero library can be viewed from IPhone
  • 10. Summary
    • Zotero background, How it works
    • Zotero is the best option among citation management software in academic libraries
      • Free!
      • Great for digital resources
      • Screen capture
      • Evolution
  • 11. Zotero Info Online
    • Code4Lib presentation on Zotero
    • Librarian slideshow on RefWorks and Zotero
    • Blog: I hate Zotero
    • Librarian Blog: Zotero v. RefWorks
    • Chronicle of Higher Education forum about citation management
    • Blog: Zotero Sync Beta
    • Brandeis Librarian compares RefWorks, Endnote and Zotero
  • 12. Creative Commons Attributions
    • Kk + from flickr.com
    • Net2photos from flickr.com
    • Smleon from flickr.com
    • SuzieJane from flickr.com
    • Karindalziel from flickr.com
    • GTD Kitteh !
    • by Karin Dalziel .