On this page, we'll demonstrate how to start building an organized set of citation information. Start by creating "collections" (folders), and then find and import records from all kinds library and web resources.
Add citations by clicking the zotero icon in your URL bar that appears whenever Zotero recognizes a reference – whether you’re looking at a library catalog, a database, or another website. The icon changes depending on the kind of record: e.g., book, newspaper, journal article, or list of references.
Don't see an icon? The Chrome doesn't display plugins until you "pin" them. Just click the puzzle-piece to the right of the url bar, and in the drop-down, click the pushpin icon next to "zotero."
Here are a few examples of Zotero's browser plugin.
You can also add citations to Zotero by:
Do you have a bibliography in an old paper you'd like to add to Zotero?