Wednesday, 12 October 2011

Research Tools - Zotero

Zotero is a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources.
Click here to install Zotero.

As you search for books and articles, an icon will appear on the right side of your browser's location box whenever a resource is eligible for addition to Zotero. For example, here's the icon that appears when searching for the book Subway Art in Franklin:
Click the book icon to add this to your Zotero list

By clicking on the icon, the resource will be added to your Zotero database:
Save to Zotero interface

To get up and running, see Zotero's quick start guide. Zotero also offers plugins that help integrate it with several popular word processing programs.

The SIC also offers other library resources, please visit the library Resource Tools page.