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Zotero & ZoteroBib

Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources.

Check Your Storage

Zotero is a "freemium" software, allowing 300 MB of free storage with upgrade purchase options.  More info on Zotero storage plans here.  Check how much storage you have used by logging in to your account at

The boxes below describe some changes you can apply to your  Zotero settings to maximize your free storage.

Add Open URL

The majority of  Zotero storage space is used by PDF attachments, so one way to save space is to uncheck "auto attach in preferences.



Adding the OpenURL resolver allows you to access full-text articles through University Libraries' subscriptions.  Zotero's default resolver is Go to Preferences-->Advanced to add Washington University in St. Louis as the default link resolver. The correct link is (visible in this screenshot).  Click "Search for resolvers" to find and add it.



Learn more about OpenURL and see a list of institutional Open URLs, which includes Washington University in St. Louis.