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Zotero Citation Management Tool

Step 1. Register a User Account

Registering a user account allows you to sync your Zotero library between devices. Use a non-GC personal email address, you can keep this account long after graduation.

screenshot of Zotero registration page

Step 2. Install Zotero on the iPad

To begin using Zotero on the iPad, download the Zotero for iOS app from the App Store.

Step 3. Syncing Your Zotero Library

Using your Zotero login you can access your saved citations and references from any computer on which Zotero is installed.

Syncing works in two parts: data syncing and file syncing. Your citations, along with PDFs, audio, video, images, etc. are saved in the cloud.

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To ensure that your Zotero library is being synced with (in the 'cloud'):

  • Tap the settings icon > Account > Data Syncing > enter your username and password