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 ====Collections==== ====Collections====
  
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 The left pane includes My Library, which contains all the items in your library. Right-click on My Library or click on the New Collection button ({{:​quick_start/​add_collection.png?​nolink}} above the left pane to create a new [[collections_and_tags#​collections|collection]],​ a folder into which items relating to a specific project or topic can be placed. Think of collections like playlists in a music player: items in collections are aliases (or "​links"​) to a single copy of the item in your library. The same item can belong to many collections at one time. The left pane includes My Library, which contains all the items in your library. Right-click on My Library or click on the New Collection button ({{:​quick_start/​add_collection.png?​nolink}} above the left pane to create a new [[collections_and_tags#​collections|collection]],​ a folder into which items relating to a specific project or topic can be placed. Think of collections like playlists in a music player: items in collections are aliases (or "​links"​) to a single copy of the item in your library. The same item can belong to many collections at one time.
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 ====Tags==== ====Tags====
  
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 Items can be assigned [[collections_and_tags#​tags|tags]]. Tags are named by the user. An item can be assigned as many tags as is needed. Tags are added or removed with the tag selector at the bottom of the left pane or through the Tags tab of any item in the right-hand pane. Up to 6 tags can be assigned **colors**. Colored tags are readily visible in the item list and can be quickly added or removed using the number keys on your keyboard. Items can be assigned [[collections_and_tags#​tags|tags]]. Tags are named by the user. An item can be assigned as many tags as is needed. Tags are added or removed with the tag selector at the bottom of the left pane or through the Tags tab of any item in the right-hand pane. Up to 6 tags can be assigned **colors**. Colored tags are readily visible in the item list and can be quickly added or removed using the number keys on your keyboard.
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 ====Searches==== ====Searches====
  
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 [[searching|Quick searches]] show items whose metadata, tags, or fulltext content match the search terms and are performed from the Zotero toolbar. Clicking the spyglass icon to the left of the search box opens the Advanced Search window, allowing for more complex or narrow searches. [[searching|Quick searches]] show items whose metadata, tags, or fulltext content match the search terms and are performed from the Zotero toolbar. Clicking the spyglass icon to the left of the search box opens the Advanced Search window, allowing for more complex or narrow searches.
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 ====Saved Searches==== ====Saved Searches====
  
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 [[searching|Advanced searches]] can be saved in the left pane They are similar to collections,​ but will update with new matching items automatically. [[searching|Advanced searches]] can be saved in the left pane They are similar to collections,​ but will update with new matching items automatically.
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 ====Attachments==== ====Attachments====
  
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 Items can have notes, files, and links attached to them. These [[attaching files|attachments]] appear in the middle pane underneath their parent item. Attachments can be shown or hidden by clicking the arrow next to their parent item. Items can have notes, files, and links attached to them. These [[attaching files|attachments]] appear in the middle pane underneath their parent item. Attachments can be shown or hidden by clicking the arrow next to their parent item.
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 ====Notes==== ====Notes====
  
-[[notes|{{http://​www.zotero.org/​static/​images/​support/​quick_start/​small/​notes.png?​nolink }}]]+[[notes|{{https://​www.zotero.org/​static/​images/​support/​quick_start/​small/​notes.png?​nolink }}]]
  
 Rich-text [[notes]] can be attached to any item through the Notes tab in the right-hand pane. They can be edited in the right-hand pane or in their own window. Click the New Note button ({{:​note_add.png?​nolink&​|}}) in the toolbar to create a note without attaching it to an item. Rich-text [[notes]] can be attached to any item through the Notes tab in the right-hand pane. They can be edited in the right-hand pane or in their own window. Click the New Note button ({{:​note_add.png?​nolink&​|}}) in the toolbar to create a note without attaching it to an item.
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 ====Files==== ====Files====
  
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 Any type of file can be [[attaching files|attached]] to an item. Attach files with the Add Attachment (paperclip) button in the Zotero toolbar, by right-clicking on an existing item, or by drag-and-dropping. Files do not need to be attached to existing items. They can simply be added to your library. Files can also be downloaded automatically when you import items using the [[#​Capturing_Items|Zotero Connector in your browser]]. Any type of file can be [[attaching files|attached]] to an item. Attach files with the Add Attachment (paperclip) button in the Zotero toolbar, by right-clicking on an existing item, or by drag-and-dropping. Files do not need to be attached to existing items. They can simply be added to your library. Files can also be downloaded automatically when you import items using the [[#​Capturing_Items|Zotero Connector in your browser]].
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 ====Links & Snapshots==== ====Links & Snapshots====
  
-[[attaching_files#​web_snapshots|{{http://​www.zotero.org/​static/​images/​support/​quick_start/​small/​snapshots_links.png?​nolink }}]]+[[attaching_files#​web_snapshots|{{https://​www.zotero.org/​static/​images/​support/​quick_start/​small/​snapshots_links.png?​nolink }}]]
  
 [[attaching_files#​web_snapshots|Web pages]] can be attached to any item as a link or a snapshot. A link simply opens the website online. Zotero can also save a snapshot of a web page. A snapshot is a locally stored copy of a web page in the same state as it was when it was saved. Snapshots are available without an internet connection. [[attaching_files#​web_snapshots|Web pages]] can be attached to any item as a link or a snapshot. A link simply opens the website online. Zotero can also save a snapshot of a web page. A snapshot is a locally stored copy of a web page in the same state as it was when it was saved. Snapshots are available without an internet connection.
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 ====Capturing Items==== ====Capturing Items====
  
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 With the Zotero Connector for Chrome, Firefox, or Safari, it's simple to create new items from information available on the internet. With the click of a button, Zotero can automatically create an item of the appropriate type and populate the metadata fields, download a full-text PDF if available, and attach useful links (e.g., to the PubMed entry) or Supplemental Data files. With the Zotero Connector for Chrome, Firefox, or Safari, it's simple to create new items from information available on the internet. With the click of a button, Zotero can automatically create an item of the appropriate type and populate the metadata fields, download a full-text PDF if available, and attach useful links (e.g., to the PubMed entry) or Supplemental Data files.
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 ====Single or Multiple Captures==== ====Single or Multiple Captures====
  
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 If the [[getting stuff into your library|save icon]] is a book, article, image, or other single item, clicking on it will add the item to the current collection in Zotero. If the save icon is a folder, the webpage contains multiple items. Clicking it will open a dialog box from which items can be selected and saved to Zotero. If the [[getting stuff into your library|save icon]] is a book, article, image, or other single item, clicking on it will add the item to the current collection in Zotero. If the save icon is a folder, the webpage contains multiple items. Clicking it will open a dialog box from which items can be selected and saved to Zotero.
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 ====Add Item by Identifier==== ====Add Item by Identifier====
  
-[[getting_stuff_into_your_library#​add_item_by_identifier|{{http://​www.zotero.org/​static/​images/​support/​quick_start/​small/​identifier.png?​nolink&​w=150&​h=100 }}]]+[[getting_stuff_into_your_library#​add_item_by_identifier|{{https://​www.zotero.org/​static/​images/​support/​quick_start/​small/​identifier.png?​nolink&​w=150&​h=100 }}]]
  
 Zotero can [[getting_stuff_into_your_library#​add_item_by_identifier|add items automatically]] using their an ISBN number, Digital Object Identifier (DOI), or PubMed ID. This is done by clicking the Add Item by Identifier button ({{:​toolbar-lookup.png?​nolink&​|}}) in the Zotero toolbar, typing in the ID number, and clicking OK. You can even paste or enter (press Shift+Enter for a larger box) a list of such identifiers at once. Zotero can [[getting_stuff_into_your_library#​add_item_by_identifier|add items automatically]] using their an ISBN number, Digital Object Identifier (DOI), or PubMed ID. This is done by clicking the Add Item by Identifier button ({{:​toolbar-lookup.png?​nolink&​|}}) in the Zotero toolbar, typing in the ID number, and clicking OK. You can even paste or enter (press Shift+Enter for a larger box) a list of such identifiers at once.
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 ====Citing Items==== ====Citing Items====
  
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 Zotero uses Citation Style Language (CSL) to properly format citations in many different bibliographic [[/​styles|styles]]. Zotero supports all the major styles (Chicago, MLA, APA, Vancouver, etc.) as well as the specific styles for over 8,000 journals and publishers. Zotero uses Citation Style Language (CSL) to properly format citations in many different bibliographic [[/​styles|styles]]. Zotero supports all the major styles (Chicago, MLA, APA, Vancouver, etc.) as well as the specific styles for over 8,000 journals and publishers.
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 ====Automatic Bibliographies==== ====Automatic Bibliographies====
  
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 Using the [[word_processor_plugin_usage|word processor plugins]] makes it possible to automatically generate a bibliography from the items cited and to switch citation styles for the entire document with the click of a button. Using the [[word_processor_plugin_usage|word processor plugins]] makes it possible to automatically generate a bibliography from the items cited and to switch citation styles for the entire document with the click of a button.
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 ====Manual Bibliographies==== ====Manual Bibliographies====
  
-[[creating bibliographies|{{http://​www.zotero.org/​static/​images/​support/​quick_start/​small/​manual_bib.png?​nolink }}]]+[[creating bibliographies|{{https://​www.zotero.org/​static/​images/​support/​quick_start/​small/​manual_bib.png?​nolink }}]]
  
 Zotero can also insert [[creating bibliographies|citations and bibliographies]] into any text field or program. Simply drag-and-drop items, use Quick Copy to send citations to the clipboard, or export them directly to a file. Zotero can also insert [[creating bibliographies|citations and bibliographies]] into any text field or program. Simply drag-and-drop items, use Quick Copy to send citations to the clipboard, or export them directly to a file.
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 ====Syncing==== ====Syncing====
  
-[[sync|{{http://​www.zotero.org/​static/​images/​support/​quick_start/​small/​sync.png?​nolink&​w=150&​h=100 }}]]+[[sync|{{https://​www.zotero.org/​static/​images/​support/​quick_start/​small/​sync.png?​nolink&​w=150&​h=100 }}]]
  
 Use Zotero on multiple computers with [[sync|Zotero syncing]]. Library items and notes are synced through the Zotero servers (unlimited storage), while attachment syncing can use the Zotero servers or your own WebDAV service to sync files such as PDFs, images, or audio/​video. Use Zotero on multiple computers with [[sync|Zotero syncing]]. Library items and notes are synced through the Zotero servers (unlimited storage), while attachment syncing can use the Zotero servers or your own WebDAV service to sync files such as PDFs, images, or audio/​video.
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 ====Groups==== ====Groups====
  
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 Zotero users can create collaborative or interest [[groups]]. Shared group libraries make it possible to collaboratively manage research sources and materials, both online and through the Zotero client. [[/​|Zotero.org]] can be the hub of all your project group'​s research, communication and organization. Zotero users can create collaborative or interest [[groups]]. Shared group libraries make it possible to collaboratively manage research sources and materials, both online and through the Zotero client. [[/​|Zotero.org]] can be the hub of all your project group'​s research, communication and organization.
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