Welcome to the University of Ottawa Library Zotero online course. This course is about Zotero (https://www.zotero.org/), a free citation manager that helps you collect, organize, and cite journal articles and other information sources. This course explains how to install and use the main features of Zotero. Use this course in whatever way works for you. Complete the whole course or complete only the parts you have questions about. Watch the videos, or read the transcripts, or download the instruction files and learn Zotero by trying it out yourself.
For more detail, see the Zotero system requirements page.
All of the instructions and supporting documents from this course are available for download:
If you have questions, or if you run into problems that the course does not address, e-mail the University of Ottawa Library at bibliolibrary@uOttawa.ca.
This online course is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International license. Unless otherwise stated, it is attributed to Mish Boutet, and is based on handouts by Patrick Labelle (also under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0).
[How to Use Zotero online course updated: November 8, 2022]