Zotero and How It Works: For Advanced Users

This guide has been prepared to offer help with Zotero, an open access bibliographic management tool. URL: https://libguides.cmich.edu/Zotero

Additional Actions for Advanced Users

In addition to citing resources and organizing them, Zotero has the capacity for a number of additional actions beneficial to the research process. Some of these additional actions are presented below. 

Adding Notes to a Source: Actions for Advanced Users

As mentioned previously, a major aspect of Zotero involves the way it allows users to add tags to describe what a source is about and organize them. In addition to allowing for the addition of tags, Zotero also allows users to add notes further describing those sources or providing context.

A short tutorial describing this process can be found below: 

Timeline Feature: Actions for Advanced Users

The Zotero Timeline feature is a helpful resource which allows users to visualize their gathered resources based on publication/creation date. A description of how to utilize this resource can be found through the Zotero website: https://www.zotero.org/support/timelines  

Groups: Actions for Advanced Users

The tutorial below shows you how to create a group in Zotero by which you can work with and upload files collaboratively with others. Additional information on the usage of groups in Zotero can be found at this link: https://www.zotero.org/support/groups.

More Tips on Ussing Zotero for Advanced Users

For more tips on using Zotero - especially, for advanced users - visit: http://www.zotero.org/support/tips_and_tricks 

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