Zotero offers two versions:
Zotero for Firefox.
DOWNLOAD and USE THIS VERSION.
Downloading this version enables you to easily save the full text of articles you find in databases. This is the most powerful version of Zotero, with additional functionality not found in the Standalone version. The Library supports Zotero for Firefox because it is the most powerful alternative. Zotero for Firefox "lives" in the Firefox browser window. This is the version taught in our classes. We strongly suggest you download and use this version for your research. Don't shortchange yourself!
DO NOT DOWNLOAD THIS VERSION.
Zotero for Firefox lives in the Firefox internet browser.
Since Zotero is a free (!) FireFox add-on; to use Zotero you must use Mozilla's Firefox browser. Download the most recent version. If you have an older version of Firefox, update it to the most recent version.
The plugin will enable Zotero and Word to communicate. With it, you can insert in-text citations and create references pages.
Zotero will direct you to the account set-up page. Set up your account. Remember your user name and password. This account saves and shares the articles, books, etc. you collect.