There are many ways of obtaining help from UMass Librarian.
Come to the Reference Desk:
Monday - Friday 9 - 5
Saturday - Closed
Sunday - Closed
Call during above hours:
W.E.B. Du Bois Reference Desk 413-545-0150
Integrated Sciences and Engineering Library 413-545-6741
Instant Message with a Reference Librarian during staffed hours.
Use or online form to submit a brief, factual question.
Office Hours Spring 2013
|Monday||9:45 - 4:30|
|Wednesday||9:45 - 4:30; 11 - 1 Reference Desk|
|Thursday||9:45 - 4:30; 1 - 3 Reference Desk|
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
Bachelors Degree with Individual Concentration, Grants, RefWorks, Social Thought and Political Economy, University Without Walls, Zotero
dave mac court is an alum of UMass Amherst where he earned a B.A. in Social Thought & Political Economy. He also holds a M.S. in Library Science from Simmons College. He is currently in a M.Ed./C.A.G.S. program in School Counseling in the School of Education at UMass Amherst
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.