Zotero is a reference management tool. This is a piece of software you can use to collect, organize, annotate and cite research.
You can use Zotero to:
Is Zotero right for you?
The University of Sussex has a subscription to Zotero, which means our staff and students have unlimited storage!
If you register for Zotero using your Sussex university email address, you will have unlimited storage automatically.
If you've registered for Zotero with your personal email address, you can upgrade to unlimited storage for free by following these steps:
You should now have unlimited storage. To check, visit your Zotero Storage page.
When leaving the University, you can add your personal email address using the same method to keep your Zotero library's content (although, keep in mind, your storage limit will revert to 300MB).
To set up Zotero, follow the steps below.
Create an account:
Download the Zotero app:
Install the 'Zotero Connector' browser extension:
Can't see the icon? You need to 'pin' the Zotero Connector to your task bar so it's visible. To do this:
Check the Word Plugin has installed:
If the plugin hasn't installed, follow the steps below.