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Instructional Video

Part 2 - Zotero Application Overview

(MS Stream Video, New College Library)

This video provides an overview of the Zotero application, including My Library and collections; tags selector; the item list; and item information.

Zotero Layout

The Zotero window has three panels representing different levels of information about your references.

  • The Left Panel shows your Zotero library and collections (including shared collections), as well as tags or keywords at the bottom.
  • The Middle Panel lists items within the library that you select in the Left Panel.
  • The Right Panel displays information about the item you select in the Middle Panel

Screenshot of Zotero Desktop Library highlighting Left Panel, Tags, Middle Panel and Right Panel