You can download Zotero

You can download Zotero for free at . A Zotero-FAQ is available that provides lots of information about the reference management system, Zotero.

Introduction to Zotero

Counseling for final theses and appointments for an introduction to Zotero or researching online are currently being offered either on campus or via Zoom.

The training workshop on the Zotero literature management program deals with the basic operation of the program, importing search results from databases, automatic generation of literature lists, and working methods for academic research. This introduction lasts for around 90 minutes.

Current schedules for the introductions to the literature management program Zotero can be found on our web page.
BW Faculty

Registration for the module Academic Research can be found in VirtuOhm under “Hochschuleweite Einschreibungen > Bibliothek". The courses are B-BW Academic Research (BIB) and B-BW Academic Research (Zotero). Participation in other open trainings cannot be recognised for the module.

Zotero consultation hours

Any questions arising in the course of your work with the program will be clarified in the Zotero consultation; examples of questions include: how do I modify a citation style, how do I add my own citation style, etc. Please ask your questions when registering so that the training team can prepare the answer in advance. If your consultation is scheduled on campus, please also bring your laptop with Zotero already installed.

The Zotero consultation is conducted by appointment and lasts around 30-90 minutes, depending on questions. Please use our booking system anny to register. The training is only available to university members and can be held on campus or via Zoom. 

If you are interested in an introductory training session on Zotero, you can register online for a session.