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A Step-By-Step Guide to Using Zotero: Synchronizing Your Zotero Library

This guide will get you started collecting your sources in Zotero and using them to create in-text citations and bibliographies or works cited lists.

Synchronize Your Zotero Library Across All Versions of Zotero

You may use a different computer in all of the places you use computers. If you want to make sure you can work on the same library from any device, you must first make sure to open a free account on the Zotero website

Then open either Zotero Standalone or Zotero for Firefox and set your syncing preferences.

1. Open the Tools menu along the top display and select Preferences

2. If you want Zotero to sync you will have to login to your Zotero account with the user name and password you have created. You can set it to sync automatically, or you can sync manually.

.You can always sync manually at any time by clicking on the green sync button at the far right of the tool bar, as shown below.

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