Learn how to add, manage, and organise your references in Zotero, then cite them in MS Word and create a bibliography.
This online course is for anyone who would like to learn Zotero (pronounced zoh-TAIR-oh), a free tool for managing and citing your bibliographic references. The lessons are designed for complete beginners and I’ll walk you through every step with clear instructions, and short videos.
We’ll cover topics including:
- Installing Zotero
- Adding items
- Organising your library
- Creating citations in Word
- Adding new styles
It should take you no more than an hour to complete the course. By this time you’ll be a confident Zotero user and ready to produce perfectly formatted citations and bibliographies.
Here’s what we’ll cover …
- Hello & Welcome
- Installing Zotero
- Finding Your Way Around
Adding Items to Your Zotero Library
- How to Add Books
- How to Add Journal Articles
- How to Link to External Files
- How to Add Webpages
- How to Import Your Mendeley Library
- How to Import Your EndNote Library
Organising Your Zotero Library
- Working with Collections
- Working with Tags
- How to Create Related Items
- How to Create Notes
- Basic Searching
- Advanced Searching
- Creating a Saved Search
Creating Citations and Bibliographies
- Using Zotero with Word
- Creating a Citation in Word
- Creating a Bibliography in Word
- Working with Styles
- Using Zotero with Google Docs
- Configuring Settings
"Thanks a lot to Catherine for making this course interesting. It's really so informative. I think it'll help beginners to professionals."
"For a complete beginner to reference managing software and Zotero in particular this course provides a clear and uncomplicated presentation, explaining the basics at just the right level for the target audience."
"Informative, to the point, very clear and engaging. Perfectly pitched for beginner users keen to learn the most they can about Zotero in 1.5 hours. Highly recommend."