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About Zotero

Zotero is a free and user-friendly program that creates references and bibliographies for you. Zotero collects and keeps track of all the sources you use. If you use Zotero correctly you will get a correct bibliography and references in the right place in your document. Zotero is well integrated in Word, and it works with LaTeX and Google Docs.

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Remember to download both the program and Zotero Connector for your browser.

More about Zotero

Visit our Zotero help page in Canvas.

Zotero support

Visit the official Zotero support page.

Library classes

Workshop in Zotero

In this class you will learn the basic functionalities of Zotero, and after the class you should be able to use the program on your own. You will learn how to import and save different types of references into your Zotero library, and evaluate the information to make sure the references and bibliography are correct. You learn how to use Zotero in Word, and how to choose the correct reference style.

Illustrasjon Zotero

Target audience: Students and staff at UiS Equipment: Your own laptop with Zotero installed Teaching method: Lecture and own work under guidance. Prior knowledge needed: Basic knowledge about citing and searching for literature in databases is recommended Duration: Approx 1 hour and 45 minutes

After the class you should know how to:

  • Manually enter and save references into your Zotero library.
  • Import and save references to Zotero from Oria, databases, websites, etc.
  • Check that the information you import into Zotero is correct, and why this is important.
  • Insert references in the correct reference style into your document, with and without page numbers.
  • Make a correct bibliography.
  • Switch between different reference styles and languages
  • Use important functionalities in Zotero like organizing the references in folders, saving PDF files, searching the library and more.
  • Share libraries with others.

Questions about Zotero? Contact:

Univ.bibliotekar
51831072
Division of Research

Stavanger University Library

Research and Study Support
Spesialbibliotekar
51831115
Division of Research

Stavanger University Library

Public Services
Universitetsbibliotekar
51831139
Division of Research

Stavanger University Library

Research and Study Support
Spesialbibliotekar
51831120
Division of Research

Stavanger University Library

Public Services
Zotero class from the Library

The University library offers workshops and support in Zotero. During the semester we offer introduction classes that are open to students and staff at UiS, both in English and Norwegian. Lecturers at UiS can book classes in Zotero.

Classes and events at the library

Språkkafé/Language café in the library

Wed. 27.10.2021

15:30-17:00

The University Library
For students/staff at UiS

Literary migration - conversation and mini-concert

Thu. 28.10.2021

13:00-14:00

Universitetsbiblioteket

Introduction to Zotero

Fri. 29.10.2021

13:15-15:00

The Ullandhaug Library
KE A-253

Språkkafé/Language café in the library

Wed. 03.11.2021

15:30-17:00

The University Library
For students/staff at UiS