Zotero: A guide for librarians, researchers, and educators, Second Edition—eEditions PDF e-book

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This second edition includes many more full-color figures, screenshots, and illustrations, revised bibliographies, substantial changes to the chapter on online tools, and the addition of a completely new chapter on add-ons and mobile applications. Zotero is a comprehensive guide for researchers who just need a how-to to help them make bibliographies; instruction librarians and teachers using Zotero in conjunction with classes doing research assignments; and reference librarians and tech support staff who are helping users with Zotero questions and problems.

Introduction to the second edition

Chapter 1. About Zotero
Chapter 2. Setting Up
Chapter 3. Saving and organizing references
Chapter 4. Creating bibliographies and writing with Zotero
Chapter 5. Cloud features: Synchronizing and sharing libraries
Chapter 6. Add-ons and mobile devices
Chapter 7. Teaching Zotero
Chapter 8. Supporting Zotero

About the author

Jason Puckett

Jason Puckett is Communication and Anthropology Librarian, Librarian for Virtual Services, and Assistant Professor at Georgia State University in Atlanta. He was a Library Journal Mover and Shaker for 2010 for his work with technology in libraries. Puckett has a BA in English from Georgia State University and an MLIS from Florida State University, and has worked in libraries since 1993. He is a B-movie fan and an enthusiastic but unskilled video gamer. Puckett’s other book from ACRL, Modern Pathfinders: Creating Better Research Guides, explores how ideas from user experience web design and learning theory can help librarians make online guides more effective and easier to use. He’s also written about digital rights management and open source and open access issues in libraries. More links and information about this book are available at jasonpuckett.net/zotero. The bibliography is available as a public group library at zotero.org/groups/z_guide_by_puckett. GSU’s Zotero guide, shared under a Creative Commons license, is available at http://research.library.gsu.edu/zotero.