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Installing Zotero

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How do I download Zotero?

You can download Zotero on the Zotero download page.

  • Be sure to install BOTH the program and Zotero Connector for your browser. The Zotero Connector will allow you to save items directly from your browser to Zotero. 
  • NOTE: To install a connector for browsers other than the one you are using, click "Zotero Connectors for other browsers" under the default Connector button on the Zotero download page. 

How do I install Zotero?

  • Mac

Open the .dmg you downloaded and drag Zotero to the Applications folder. You can then run Zotero from Spotlight, Launchpad, or the Applications folder and add it to your Dock like any other program.

  • Windows

Run the setup program you downloaded.

Zotero Storage

Zotero users are given 300 MB of free Zotero File Storage, with larger storage plans available for purchase. To check your usage and/or sign up for additional storage, visit the storage settings of your Zotero account.