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Zotero @ the WSU Libraries

The Zotero Tool Bar

Zotero's Command Buttons

zotero command buttons

Gears              Manual   Webpage   ID       Note         Attach         Advanced Search          Basic Search                                                Lookup


gear icon Action/Gear menu

icon of a plus sign enclosed in a green circle Manual Entry (use for specific info types, i.e. edited volumes, encyclopedia entries, hearings)

icon of a document with a plus sign Capture webpage (can then annotate and highlight the captured page)

icon of a magic wand with a plus signAdd by identifier (paste in a PMID, DOI, or ISBN and it will fill in bibliographic info)

icon of a magnifying glassAdvanced Search

Lookup menu with various options

The Lookup button allows you to locate and view your items:     

  View PDF - opens in current browser tab

  View Online - takes you to live online version of page

  View Snapshot - shows screenshot of captured webpage

  Open in External Viewer

  Show File - shows the saved file on your hard drive

  Library lookup - use this to find fulltext articles; requires correct library link resolver

  CrossRef Lookup

  Google Scholar Search 

  PubGet Lookup

  Manage Lookup Engines

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