6.2. Collecting references from the web#

To collect references using a web browser, you will need to install Zotero Connector — a browser add-on.

6.2.1. Installing Zotero Connector#

To install Zotero Connector in Firefox:

  1. Open Zotero from applications menu.

    A browser window will open, and you will be taken to the add-on installation page.

    Click on the Install button (Fig. 95).


    Fig. 95 Zotero add-on installation page#

  2. You will now see a dialog requesting if you would like to continue installing this add-on from www.zotero.org.

    Click on the Continue to Installation button to proceed (Fig. 96).


    Fig. 96 Click Continue to Installation to proceed#

  3. You will now see a dialog with information on the permissions required by this add-on.

    Click on the Add button to proceed (Fig. 97).


    Fig. 97 Click on the Add button to confirm installation#

    Installation will now proceed.

    When complete, you will see a Zotero icon in the browser toolbar (Fig. 98).


    Fig. 98 Zotero Connector installed successfully#

You can now start saving articles from the browser to your Zotero library.