To edit information about items in your library:
Zotero will read formats created for other programs, such as Endnote. Importing them is easy:
This option works for the following bibliographic file formats:
Help on importing from EndNote is available here.
Have the book in front of you and want to add it to your Zotero library without having to search for a citation?
Zotero provides the ability to save references from most library catalogs (including Muskingum's and OhioLINK) and databases, and even some regular web pages, with one click.
If Zotero detects that you're looking at a book or article on a catalog, database, or a site like Amazon.com, LibraryThing or the New York Times, you'll see a book or page icon appear in the address bar of your browser. Just click the icon and Zotero will automatically save the citation.
If you're on a page of search results with many items, you'll see a folder icon instead. Click this to get a list of all the items on the page, and check off the ones you want to save.
Zotero can't automatically capture citation info from some web pages (Zoteropublishes a list of compatible sites, and many sites not on this list also work.),but you can still add them to your Zotero library.
Click the Zotero button at the bottom of your browser to access Zotero's controls. Click the page button (to the right of the green plus sign) to save a link to the page. This will save a new "web page" item to your library. You can add information about the author, etc., if you wish.
This will also attach a snapshot of the page to the citation. Taking a snapshot saves a copy of the page to your computer. It includes the page's text and images, so if the page is removed later, or if you're offline, you'll still be able to view your copy.
In Chrome or Safari, rightclick and choose 'Save Zotero Snapshot from Webpage'.
|To add a citation manually to your Zotero library: