Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Using Zotero

  • Install Zotero add-on in Firefox.
  • Go to Zotero Preferences.
    • Set username, password under 'Sync'.
    •  Untick 'Sync automatically', 'Sync attachment files...'
    • Set Data Directory Location under 'Advanced'.
  • Copy citation from web page into clipboard; Choose 'Import from clipboard'.
  • Add note; add attachment (stored copy of file).
  • In the note, add a line containing labels or search terms for which this paper should be found.
  • Drag and drop paper into 'Research'; delete the entry under 'Import Wednesday...'.
  •  Read paper; edit note.
  • Click the sync button.