University of Bergen Library
Course by the Medical Library

Introduction to Zotero on November 3, 2021

Free course for students and employees at the Faculty of Medicine and Helse Bergen

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Zotero is a free referencing tool. The Zotero browser extension (Zotero Connector) can export references from web pages, search engines and reference databases.

This course should allow you to get started with Zotero for collecting references and generating citations/reference lists.


  • Collecting references from PDFs, databases, web pages
  • Editing references
  • Shortcuts and manual entries
  • Generating simple reference lists/bibliographies
  • Citing and writing
  • Backup and sharing

You are encouraged to bring your own computer. Make sure that the Zotero extension is allready installed in your browser.

Install Zotero for Chrome, Firefox, Safari or Edge

The course language is English unless all participants speak Norwegian. A minimum of 5 participants is required for this course, maximum 16 participants. The course will be at the Medical Library, unless there are changes in UiBs regulation for teaching on campus which may affect the number of participants allowed. In this case the library will offer an online solution.

Please use the registration form on the right to register for this course.
If you have questions related to this course, please contact Elisabeth Ebner.

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