Zotero: Using and Supporting the Bibliographic Power Tool

Thursday, 2/22/2018
  • 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (Eastern)
  • 1:00 PM-2:00 PM (Central)
  • 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (Mountain)
  • 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Pacific)

Zotero is a reference manager application for saving and organizing citations and creating bibliographies. It's free, powerful, easy to use, and suited for researchers from first-year novices to veteran faculty. Learn how it works and how to teach and support it in your library.

Learning Outcomes

Particpants will learn:

  • Save, organize, and annotate citations in a personal library that suits the researcher's individual needs
  • Create and share bibliographies in thousands of citation styles
  • Teach and support Zotero in any size library

Who Should Attend

Academic and research librarians, individuals interested in learning more about Zotero.


Jason Puckett is Online Learning Librarian / Assistant Professor at at Georgia State University Library in Atlanta, Georgia. He was named a Library Journal Mover & Shaker in 2010, in part for his work with technology in libraries. Puckett has a BA in English from Georgia State University and an MLIS from Florida State University, and is the author of Modern Pathfinders: Creating Better Research Guides and Zotero: a Guide for Librarians, Researchers & Educators (2nd edition), both from ACRL Publications.



ACRL member: $50
ALA member: $75
Nonmember: $90
Student: $40
Group*: $295

* Webcasts take place in an interactive, online classroom environment with one user/one login. If you select the group rate, one person must register, login, and keyboard during the event. A group registration allows an institution to project the Webcast to participants in the same location.

How to Register

      • Locate the webcast by the date of the event under the monthly headings.
      • Select the "Register" link next to the webcast title.
      • You will need to log in with your ALA ID & password. If you do not have an ALA ID & password, you will be asked to create one in order to register.

      Webcasts will be recorded and made available to registrants as an archive, so if you sign up but cannot attend the live event, you will receive the archived webcast recording.

      Tech Requirements

      ACRL Webcasts are held in an Adobe Connect virtual classroom. Speakers or a headset for listening to the presentation are required. You may ask questions through text-based chat.  Adobe works on both PC and Apple platforms.


      If you have a question about an e-Learning opportunity or need to make arrangements for special assistance, please contact Margot Conahan (mconahan@ala.org).