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Introduction to Zotero: Reference Management Tools

An information guide to accompany the iLearnOregon class Introduction to Zotero

Download & Install

Zotero 5.0

Zotero 5.0 is a software program for your computer. It is available for the following operating systems:

  • Windows
  • macOS
  • Linux 32-bit
  • Linux 64-bit

To download Zotero 5.0:

  • Go to:
  • Click on the Download button
  • Save the file to your computer
  • Run the setup program -- this requires administrative access


Zotero Connector

Zotero Connector is a browser extension to save citations from online sources to Zotero 5.0 or your account. There are versions for:

  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Safari

To download Zotero Connector:

*If you use multiple browsers, download the connector version for each one.

Internet Explorer, Edge, or Opera: the Chrome connector will appear on the downloads page.

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