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Register Here

You do not need to create an account to install or use Zotero.

Why Register?

Registering for an account is:

  • Free
  • Easy
  • Allows you to have access to your saved references from any computer with internet access
  • Participate in groups
  • Post to support forums

How do I register?

  • Go to
  • Click on Register (top right corner)
  • Complete the form and submit

How do I sync?

  • Open your Zotero library (Red Z)
  • Click on Actions (Gear icon on older versions. In 5.0 look for preferences under Zotero menu)
  • Select Preferences
  • In the pop-up window, choose Sync tab and enter your Zotero username and password.
  • Leave the pre-filled selections or modify
  • Click OK

Once registered, you’ll notice the green arrow spinning when your data is syncing.