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As of January 31, 2019, Zotero will no longer be able to sync with Box via WebDAV.  Please contact a Zotero consultant to learn about alternative syncing options.


Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use citation management tool to help you collect, organize,zotero_256x256x32 cite, and share your research sources. Its features help users:

  • Collect citation information from article databases, catalogs and websites
  • Generate bibliographies and in-text citations
  • Store and organize PDFs, documents, links, and notes
  • Collaborate and share with others using groups
  • Backup and access with an online copy

Customizing Zotero for UW-Madison

  1. Click the Gear icon (or Tools from the menu)
  3. Click ADVANCED
  4. Under OpenURL, select CUSTOM
  5. In Resolver, type:
  6. Click OK

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