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Zotero

Getting started in the management of bibliographic references

Description

Goal: To organize and cite your bibliographic references with Zotero

Description: You need to create a bibliography for an academic thesis, an article? You wish to manage your reference in the best way? Two different workshop formats offer a complete introduction into the free and open source reference management software Zotero.

Public: Students, PhD students, Post-Docs and Faculty

Note: If you hesitate between EndNote and Zotero, our comparison will help you to choose the most suitable software for your needs.

Zotero: complete workshop

Format:

  • 90 min. workshop
  • registration needed
  • some sessions in English

Program:

  • Import references in Zotero from various bibliographic databases
  • Add fulltext to your references
  • Organize your Zotero library
  • Create in-text citations and a bibliography with Zotero and its Word plugin

Prerequisite: you need to install on your laptop Zotero and the connector for your browser: https://www.zotero.org/download/ (in Uni Arve, Uni Bastions and Uni CMU, possibility to use the computers in the training room)
Installation guidelines (in French)

Zotero step by step

Format:

  • series of 7 online workshops of ~20mn
  • 7 consecutive Thursdays from Nov 4 to Dec 16, at 1:15PM
  • exercises proposed at the end of the session, practice between sessions and resolution of problems encountered at the beginning of the next session
  • registration needed, possibility to register to all 7 sessions or to those of your choice

Program:

  1. Install, configure, familiarize yourself with the interface
  2. Import references
  3. Attach and manage PDFs
  4. Organize your references
  5. Cite references and generate a bibliography
  6. Synchronize, share and backup your library
  7. Your last questions about Zotero

Forthcoming sessions

Registration

Zotero complete workshop: link to the registration form

Zotero step by step: link to the registration form

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