Tag Archives: Zotero

The Library’s Pop-Up Consultation Services

Maybe you’ve researching a health topic but can’t seem to find relevant papers in PubMed and are too busy to make a regular appointment with an export searcher. Or, you’re having trouble using reference management software such as EndNote or … Continue reading

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Having Problems with RefWorks’ Write-n-Cite?

UCSF librarians have encountered several Mac RefWorks users having problems getting Write-n-Cite to work correctly on their laptops. Usually it’s associated with the Mavericks and Yosemite operating systems. These problems are often not reproducible, so it’s been difficult to pin … Continue reading

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Using Zotero for Collaboration

Zotero is a free, easy-to-use application to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. In our experience one of its strengths is the option to create shared libraries, known as Groups, allowing you to collaborate with other … Continue reading

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New UCSF Library Subject Guide for Citation/Reference Management Software

The UCSF Library has now given our citation management subject guide a complete overhaul, taking into account new developments in this area and the increasing popularity of applications such as Mendeley and Papers. A new section helps you decide which … Continue reading

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Zotero – a Free Alternative to Commercial Citation Managers

First introduced in 2006, Zotero [pronounced zoh-TAIR-oh] has quickly gained popularity as a cost-free alternative to commercial reference management applications such as EndNote and RefWorks. Zotero  is a free, easy-to-use, open source research tool that runs in the Firefox web … Continue reading

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