Answered By: Caltech Research Librarians
Last Updated: Apr 12, 2022     Views: 194

To export all of the citations in your library to BibTeX:

  1. Right click on the library name
  2. Select 'Export Library'
  3. Choose BibTeX or Better BibTeX as your Format.

Screenshot of drop down menu in Zotero showing 'Export Library' as an option. Screenshot of popup window in Zotero showing export format and translator options.
 

To export a single citation (or a selection of citations):

  1. Right click (or CTRL-click) on a citation (or citations)
  2. Go to 'Export Library'
  3. Choose BibTeX or Better BibTeX as your Format.

For details, MIT Libraries developed step-by-step instructions for exporting and auto-syncing.


Part or all of this answer is adapted from Zotero wiki content distributed under various Creative Commons licenses. Additional content may have been adapted from the Zotero Research Guide by Jason Puckett and licensed by Georgia State University Library under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial License.

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