Reading and annotation with Zotero
A Zotero is basically a formatted text file you can store in your Zotero library, either as a standalone document or as an attachment to a . Notes have many uses, and in this module we’ll share some ideas for how you might put them to work. The next module will go even more in-depth to explain how Zotero notes can support your reading, studying, and research.
At the end of this module you will be able to:
- Demonstrate how to create, edit, and format Zotero notes
- Explain at least two possible uses for Notes in Zotero
A formatted text file that serve as an attachment to a Zotero item, or as an item all on its own. In the Zotero interface, the icon for notes looks like a yellow sticky-note.
The term "items" here refers to two things: bibliographic entries that have been added to your Zotero library, and attachments that may be connected with those items (for example: PDF files, web snapshots, images, and notes). This is because many of the things that you can do with bibliographic entries, such as adding tags, can also be done to attachments to entries.