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RefWorks & Summon

Note: Zotero's online syncing allows you to access your Zotero library on any computer with Internet access.

1. Create a Zotero account.

2. Open Zotero, click Settings, a gear icon, and select Preferences.

3. Select the Sync tab. By default, Zotero will sync your data with the server whenever changes are made. To disable automatic syncing, uncheck the “Sync automatically” checkbox in this section.

Zotero Preferences "Sync" settings

4. To sync manually at any time, click the “Sync with Zotero Server” button on the right-hand side of the Zotero toolbar.


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Contact the OWU Libraries at or 740-368-3225