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This guide provides in-depth instructions on how to use Zotero, organize sources, and create in-text citations and bibliographies.

Adding the Connector to Your Browser

Zotero provides a browser connector for Firefox, Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Safari*.

  1. Go to the Downloads page on
  2. Click the Download Connector button
    1. The system will automatically recognize which browser you are using
      Note: there is not a compatible connector for Safari or Internet Explorer
  3. Follow the installation prompts from your browser
    1. Note: You may need to close/quit the browser and reopen it
  4. The connector icon will appear in your browser's toolbar or add-on menu
    In Chrome, pin the add-on so it will be visible all of the time

*The Zotero Connector for Safari is bundled with Zotero. You can enable it from the Extensions pane of the Safari preferences.

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