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Zotero

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

Modifying Source Records

When adding source information to your Zotero Library, the information doesn't always get added correctly. You can modify all aspects of the source records. Here are some quick tips for changing the source type, author's designation, and title case.

Change the Source Type

  1. In your Zotero Library, select the source
  2. In the right hand pane, click the Source Type drop down menu
  3. Select the appropriate source type

When adding source information to your Zotero Library, the information doesn't always get added correctly. You can modify all aspects of the source records. Here are some quick tips for changing the source type, author's designation, and title case.

Change Author designation to Editor, etc.

  1. In your Zotero Library, select the source
  2. In the right hand pane, click the Author drop down menu
  3. Select the appropriate designation like Editor or Composer

When adding source information to your Zotero Library, the information doesn't always get added correctly. You can modify all aspects of the source records. Here are some quick tips for changing the source type, author's designation, and title case.

Change the Source's Title Case

  1. In your Zotero Library, select the source
  2. In the right hand pane, right click over the source title
  3. Select either Title Case or Sentence Case