Answered By: Mel Ray
Last Updated: Apr 14, 2022     Views: 15

After downloading Zotero Standalone and installing Zotero Connector you’re ready to collect citations with the click of a button!

To collect a citation with the Zotero Connector button:

  • Locate an article using a browser (Firefox, Safari, Chrome, etc.).
  • Click on the Zotero Connector icon in your browser’s toolbar (top, right corner).
    • Zotero will save the article in ‘My Library’ in Zotero Standalone and include the PDF if it’s available.

Screenshot of using the Zotero Connector to add citations to Zotero Standalone

 

The Zotero Connector icon looks different based on the type of item you’re viewing. Here are a few different item types and their icons:

  • The journal article icon looks like a page with lots of lines on it Enlarged screenshot of the Zotero Connector icon for a journal article.
  • The video icon looks like a webcam Enlarged screenshot of the Zotero Connector icon for a video.
  • The book icon looks like a book Enlarged screenshot of the Zotero Connector icon for a book.
  • The website icon looks like a page with a blue bar at the bottom Enlarged screenshot of the Zotero Connector icon for a website.

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