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dstillman [Restoring Your Zotero Data From a Backup]
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 **Warning**:​ Zotero lets you export a Zotero library as a Zotero RDF file. However, exporting and importing your library via RDF won't result in an exact copy of your library, and it isn't recommended as a backup strategy. **Warning**:​ Zotero lets you export a Zotero library as a Zotero RDF file. However, exporting and importing your library via RDF won't result in an exact copy of your library, and it isn't recommended as a backup strategy.
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-For step-by-step,​ illustrated backup instructions,​ see [[http://​libguides.northwestern.edu/​content.php?​pid=68444&​sid=676064|this guide provided by the Northwestern University library]]. 
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 ===== Restoring Your Zotero Data From a Backup ===== ===== Restoring Your Zotero Data From a Backup =====
  
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     - If you're trying to restore a small number of deleted items or notes, you can simply duplicate the items — by right-clicking and choosing "​Duplicate Item(s)"​ — so that the new copies remain even after syncing.     - If you're trying to restore a small number of deleted items or notes, you can simply duplicate the items — by right-clicking and choosing "​Duplicate Item(s)"​ — so that the new copies remain even after syncing.
     - If you're trying to restore deleted collections,​ you can create duplicate collections and drag items from the old collections to the new ones. When you sync, the old collections will be deleted but the new ones will remain.     - If you're trying to restore deleted collections,​ you can create duplicate collections and drag items from the old collections to the new ones. When you sync, the old collections will be deleted but the new ones will remain.
-    - If many items were affected or collections were deleted, you can use [[kb:​sync_reset_options#​restore_to_online_library|Restore to Online Library]] to force Zotero to upload the local version of the library, overwriting previously synced changes.+    - If many items were affected or collections were deleted, you can use [[kb:​sync_reset_options#​replace_online_library|Replace ​Online Library]] to force Zotero to upload the local version of the library, overwriting previously synced changes.
  
 If you're happy with the results, you can re-enable auto-sync and continue working. If you're happy with the results, you can re-enable auto-sync and continue working.
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     - If you're trying to restore a small number of deleted items or notes, you can simply duplicate the items — by right-clicking and choosing "​Duplicate Item(s)"​ — so that the new copies remain even after syncing.     - If you're trying to restore a small number of deleted items or notes, you can simply duplicate the items — by right-clicking and choosing "​Duplicate Item(s)"​ — so that the new copies remain even after syncing.
     - If you're trying to restore deleted collections,​ you can create duplicate collections and drag items from the old collections to the new ones. When you sync, the old collections will be deleted but the new ones will remain.     - If you're trying to restore deleted collections,​ you can create duplicate collections and drag items from the old collections to the new ones. When you sync, the old collections will be deleted but the new ones will remain.
-    - If many items were affected or collections were deleted, you can use [[kb:​sync_reset_options#​restore_to_online_library|Restore to Online Library]] to force Zotero to upload the local version of the library, overwriting previously synced changes.+    - If many items were affected or collections were deleted, you can use [[kb:​sync_reset_options#​replace_online_library|Replace ​Online Library]] to force Zotero to upload the local version of the library, overwriting previously synced changes.
  
 If you're happy with the results, you can re-enable auto-sync and continue working. Keep zotero.sqlite.old until you're sure all your data is intact and in sync across all your computers. If you're happy with the results, you can re-enable auto-sync and continue working. Keep zotero.sqlite.old until you're sure all your data is intact and in sync across all your computers.
zotero_data.txt · Last modified: 2020/03/23 18:44 by dstillman