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Next Zotero Courses

The Atelier Multimédia Introductory course to the software Zotero  (www.zotero.org) -a free Open Source software and web management tool which organizes your digital sources and bibliographies- is open to everybody at the EUI.

The course will take place on Wednesday 8 October, 14.00 – 16.00 in Sala Triaria, Villa Schifanoia and will be followed on Wednesday […]


Feeds and Institutional Repositories Coming to Zotero

This article was originally posted in the Zotero blog: 

We’re delighted to announce that the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded $440,000 to fund a two-year collaboration between Penn State and George Mason University to develop and assess new Zotero functionality for tracking, organizing, and archiving scholarly publications.

Key new Zotero features will […]

Google takeout

What to do after Google Reader closed down?

Did you forget to export your data before Google Reader shut down definitively back on July 1? Don’t worry, it’s not too late to save your data. It’s still possible to export your data and import it in another RSS reader.

The following suggests one potential strategy to gain […]

Zotero 4.0 is now available

Back on April 11th, the new release of Zotero, the 4.0, was launched. You can download it at the following link http://www.zotero.org/download/. There is plenty of new features in this version. We will have the chance to go extensively through them in our workshops during the next academic year. In […]


Lots of news for the EUI users of Zotero

In the past few weeks, there has been lots of news at the EUI regarding Zotero. In order:

(1) Firstly, the troubles between our catalogues and Zotero have now been worked out. Now, EUI users can use Zotero with both the library catalogue (http://biblio.eui.eu) and the discovery tool (http://encore.eui.eu) without encountering […]


Some troubles between Zotero and the EUI catalogue

Recently our staff upgraded the EUI library catalogue. Since then some troubles have been recorded in using Zotero along with the EUI catalogue. In particular, Zotero is not able to import items from the catalogue into the Zotero library. This problems are related exclusively to our main catalogue (http://biblio.eui.eu).


However, the […]

Report on the session “Advanced features of Zotero 3.0”

On October 31, I lead the session of the Atelier Multimédia on the advance features of Zotero. Along with about ten participants , we discussed how to get the most out of Zotero. These are the topics touched during the session: 

Cite-when-you-write function
Zotero Maps
Tips and Tricks 
Managing more than one Zotero library 
Sort […]


On “Introduction to Zotero 3.0” and awaiting “Advanced features of Zotero 3.0”

“Introduction to Zotero 3.0” meeting, European University institute, villa Schifanoia, September 19, 2012.

Last Wednesday Serge Noiret introduced Zotero to the new researchers for the second time since the beginning of the new academic year (here you can download the slides of his presentation). The meeting was attended by a dozen […]


Using the “Group library” function of Zotero: A practical example using the H-Nationalism list

In this post, I want to introduce one of those features that means Zotero is unquestionably a 2.0 digital tool, namely its “Group Library” function. I will do this by presenting a practical example of how to use this Zotero function. “Group library” provides a powerful way to share collections […]