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Subject: Re: [S-I] Zotero Group created
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2010 22:18:32 EST
Got it, Linda. That works. Now, my question. Does that just add the two
books (Hanna and Roulston) to MY collection, or to the group collection?
Yes, I know. I need to go read the instructions, but...
In a message dated 2/21/2010 5:29:56 P.M. Pacific Standard Time,
Once you have downloaded zotero, the most important thing is to remember
when you are researching to add any good sources to Zotero.
Then reading the directions on how to use it will make a little more
I'm stuck syncing. Once my database is uploaded I can add it to the group
project and we'll have some information. Apparently the first time can take
a while -- and it is!
Zotero knows certain websites, like google books, so if you are viewing
such a site it puts an icon up beside the URL in your browser. Clicking on it
will add the name of the book, author, source, etc, to Zotero. You can add
notes, you can save a copy of the website or download a PDF and connect it
to the entry.
Not the most exciting stuff on the planet, but it lets you find the source
again a lot easier than if you use, say, browser bookmarks for this kind
of thing. Plus it'll do a lot more, but to understand that, add a source to
Zotero and fiddle around, and read some of the documentation. It didn't
really sink in for me till I had some stuff in it, so that's why I say add
For example this is a long URL going to the books google page for
Roulston's book "Researching Scots-Irish Ancestors".
I click on the little blue icon at the top by the URL (to the right) and
it adds it to Zotero.
I searched for muster list Donegal, and found this:
I add it to Zotero and it saves the whole page. I can open Zotero and view
the page -- even if someone removes it from the Internet later on.