We’re in the process of updating the documentation for Zotero 5.0. Some documentation may be outdated in the meantime. Thanks for your understanding.

In an effort to make Zotero as user friendly as possible we have developed these screencasts demonstrating many of the basic functions of Zotero. Click on any of the images to watch screencasts detailing the features named below. Special thanks to Steve Bailey from CU-Boulder for preparing the introductory demo.

Getting Started

Tour of Zotero Quick Bibliographic Demo Getting Stuff Into Zotero

Finding Items

Part One: Sorting Part Two: Basic Search Part Three: Advanced Search

Managing Your Library

Part One: Collections Part Two: Tags Part Three: Tag Selector Box

Other Features

Highlighting and Annotation Manually Creating Items Creating Items from Webpages
Notes Timeline Retrieve PDF Metadata

Zotero and Other Tools

Zotero and Microsoft Word Zotero and Google Products