There are many ways of obtaining help from UMass Librarians
Come to the Reference Desk:
Monday - Wednesday 9-9
Thursday and Friday 9-5
Saturday - 10-6
Sunday - 1-9
Call during above hours:
W.E.B. Du Bois 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
Programs: Bachelors Degree with Individual Concentration, Social Thought and Political Economy, and the University Without Walls. Citation Managers: RefWorks and Zotero; and Grants.
B.A., M.Ed. UMass Amherst; M.S. Simmons College. I have been a librarian since 2003 and have been on campus since 1992, and a librarian at the WEB Du Bois Library 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.