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  1. 1. Zotero for Firefox Paul Emsley Subject Librarian (Music, Art History, Philosophy and Education)
  2. 2. This session will cover … • Zotero – what is it and what can it do? • Installing Zotero and the Zotero Word plugin • Downloading bibliographic information of books and journal articles • Creating and editing in-text citations and bibliographies
  3. 3. What is Zotero and what does it do? • Reference/Citation management software • A Plugin for Firefox (also standalone version) • Manages references like Endnote • Allows you to access your library from any internet- connected computer (except Victoria student domain) • Downloads bibliographic data from web pages • Creates in-text citations/footnotes/bibliographies in a referencing style you choose in MS Word • More info at http://www.zotero.org/support/
  4. 4. Firefox download - 1 On Campus Computers: • Only possible on staff domain (ITS need to install) • Needs Firefox (or Frontmotion) v24.0 or newer
  5. 5. Firefox download - 2 Personal/Laptop/Home computers: • Go to http://www.mozilla.org/firefox • or http://www.mozilla.org/en- US/firefox/all.html en-US language works best
  6. 6. Download and Install Zotero from http://www.zotero.org/
  7. 7. Create your account (register) - 1
  8. 8. Create your account (register) - 2
  9. 9. My Library
  10. 10. Install Microsoft Word Plugin
  11. 11. Firefox Zotero icon
  12. 12. Firefox Zotero pane
  13. 13. Adjusting the height of the pane
  14. 14. Toggle tab mode
  15. 15. Left column
  16. 16. Creating new collections - 1
  17. 17. Creating new collections - 2
  18. 18. Creating new subcollections - 1
  19. 19. Creating new subcollections - 2
  20. 20. Centre column
  21. 21. Right column
  22. 22. How Zotero works
  23. 23. Set up syncing your Zotero library
  24. 24. Open “Preferences”
  25. 25. Select “sync automatically” in preferences
  26. 26. Preferences  Disabling PDF and screenshot saving
  27. 27. Upgrading Your Server (Disc) Space - 1
  28. 28. Upgrading Your Server (Disc) Space - 2
  29. 29. Downloading bibliographic information (books)
  30. 30. Automatic download
  31. 31. Multiple download
  32. 32. … But first, click the subcollection in you wish to store the downloaded citation.
  33. 33. Tick the items you want
  34. 34. ISBN / DOI search button
  35. 35. ISBN / DOI search box
  36. 36. Downloading bib info (journal articles)
  37. 37. Article/Document icon
  38. 38. What if I don’t see the document icon?
  39. 39. Export directly to Zotero (Endnote option)
  40. 40. Duplicate detection
  41. 41. Merge duplicates
  42. 42. Creating a bibliography
  43. 43. Create bibliography – citation style, output format
  44. 44. Bibliography Appleby, Joyce. “The American Heritage: The Heirs and the Disinherited.” The Journal of American History 74.3 (1987): 798–813. JSTOR. Web. 8 May 2013. Cartwright, William H. The Reinterpretation of American History and Culture. Washington: National Council for the Social Studies, 1973. Print. Condit, Carl W. “The First Reinforced-Concrete Skyscraper: The Ingalls Building in Cincinnati and Its Place in Structural History.” Technology and Culture 9.1 (1968): 1–33. JSTOR. Web. 8 May 2013. Current, Richard N. American History: a Survey. New York: Knopf, 1961. Print. DeConde, Alexander. Patterns in American History. 3d ed. Belmont, Calif: Wadsworth Pub. Co, 1973. Print. Merk, Frederick. Manifest Destiny and Mission in American History: a Reinterpretation. New York: Vintage Books, 1966. Print. A Vintage Book V-318. “Political Theory, History of Political Thought, and Methodology.” The American Political Science Review 62.4 (1968): 1301–1324. JSTOR. Web. 8 May 2013. Reconstructing American Literary History. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1986. Print. Harvard English Studies 13. Schlesinger, Arthur Meier. History of American Presidential Elections, 1789-1968. New York: Chelsea House, 1971. Print.
  45. 45. Microsoft Word Plugin
  46. 46. Zotero buttons in Word tool bar
  47. 47. Zotero shortcuts in Word for Mac 2008/2011
  48. 48. Word: in-text citation button
  49. 49. Word: in-text citation – Classic Style
  50. 50. Word: select a citation style
  51. 51. Word: type the author’s name, the title, etc. and select the item you want to cite from the list
  52. 52. Word: Click to add a page number
  53. 53. Automatic in-text citation
  54. 54. Word: edit-in-text citation button
  55. 55. Word: add/Edit citation window
  56. 56. Word: editor view
  57. 57. Word: keep adding in-text citations
  58. 58. Word: Create a Bibliography button
  59. 59. Word: creating a bibliography
  60. 60. Word: editing bibliography
  61. 61. Word: Edit Bibliography button
  62. 62. Word: Edit Bibliography window
  63. 63. Have fun with Zotero! • Thank you for your attention • For further information, view Zotero’s support page @ http://www.zotero.org/support/ • The slides for this session are at http://www.slideshare.net/paulwe1/zotero-4-firefox250314

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