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 //To use Zotero properly, you need to install the Zotero Connector for Chrome, Firefox, or Safari, in addition to the Zotero desktop app. See [[/​download|Downloads]].//​ //To use Zotero properly, you need to install the Zotero Connector for Chrome, Firefox, or Safari, in addition to the Zotero desktop app. See [[/​download|Downloads]].//​
  
-The Zotero Connector'​s save button is the most convenient and reliable way to add items with high-quality bibliographic metadata to your Zotero library. As you browse the web, Zotero will automatically find bibliographic information on webpages you visit and allow you to add it to Zotero with a single click.+The Zotero Connector'​s save button is the most convenient and reliable way to add items with high-quality bibliographic metadata to your Zotero library. As you browse the web, the Zotero ​Connector ​will automatically find bibliographic information on webpages you visit and allow you to add it to Zotero with a single click.
  
-For example, if you are reading a journal article online, ​Zotero'​s ​save button will change to the icon of a journal article (circled in red):+For example, if you are reading a journal article online, ​the save button will change to the icon of a journal article (circled in red):
  
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-Clicking the save button will create an item in Zotero with the information ​that Zotero ​has identified. On many sites, Zotero will also save any PDF accessible from the page or an open-access PDF that can be found for the saved item.+Clicking the save button will create an item in Zotero with the information ​it has identified. On many sites, Zotero will also save any PDF accessible from the page or an open-access PDF that can be found for the saved item.
  
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-If you are viewing a PDF file in your browser, the save button will show a PDF icon. Clicking this button will import the PDF file alone into your library and then automatically attempt to retrieve information about it. While this will often produce good results, it is usually better to use the save button described above from the publication'​s abstract page or catalog entry.+If you are viewing a PDF file in your browser, the save button will show a PDF icon. Clicking this button will import the PDF file alone into your library and then automatically attempt to [[retrieve_pdf_metadata|retrieve information]] about it. While this will often produce good results, it is usually better to use the save button described above from the publication'​s abstract page or catalog entry.
  
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