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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 Configurations

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

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University of Massachusetts at Amherst
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B.A., M.Ed. UMass Amherst; M.S. Simmons College. At UMass since 1992, Librarian since 2004.

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