There are Many Ways to get help from a UMass Librarian:
At the Du Bois Library
Libarians are on-call:
Monday - Friday 8:30 - 5
Science and Engineering Library:
Reference Desk Open
Monday - Friday 8 - 5
Welcome to the UMass Libraries Guide for Zotero
Zotero is free and open source; usable by any researcher, regardless of UMass affiliation
Readily compatible with Windows, OS-X, and Linux operating system
Compatible with Google Chrome, Safari, and Firefox browsers
Compatible with Microsoft Word, and open source software like Open Office and Office Libre
Zotero 3.0 comes in 2 configurations:
1. Zotero for Firefox
first download the latest version of Firefox
then download the Zotero plug-in for Firefox
Note - this configuration only works with Firefox
2. Firefox Standalone
download Zotero Standalone
versions are available for Windows, OS-X, and Linux
Plug-Ins are also available for saving citations using Google Chrome and Safari
Note: There is no current configuration available for Internet Explorer
Research and Liaison Services
W.E.B. Du Bois Library
University of Massachusetts at Amherst
154 Hicks Way
Amherst, MA 01003
Programs: BDIC, STPEC, and UWW, Citation Managers: RefWorks and Zotero, Other: Grants and Disability Services.
B.A., M.Ed. UMass Amherst; M.S. Simmons College. At UMass since 1992, Librarian since 2004.
If you need to magnify the text of any of the Scribd windows, just click on the + button at the bottom of the window.
There are also printable quick start guides from OIT and the University of Massachusetts Libraries accessable by clicking the last tab "Printable Quick Start Guides" and clicking the link to the guide that you want to print.