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Zotero: Citation Manager

Sharing with a Group

Groups Libraries are an easy way to share citations - they're a wonderful tool for group projects, journal clubs and more:

  1. Click on the new group icon, at the top left of your library (it will open your Zotero online).
  2. When prompted, log into your Zotero account in the page that opens.
  3. Name your group, choose a membership level and click Create Group.
  4. Pick access setting for group members and click Save Settings.
  5. Now that the group exists, you can go to Member Settings to add people.
  6. That's it, now you can add/copy/share references with your Group Library.

Groups Libraries are an easy way to share citations - they're a wonderful tool for group projects, journal clubs and more:

  1. Click on the new group icon, at the top left of your library (it will open your Zotero online).Zotero library, click on new group button in the top left - above the list of collections. 
  2. When prompted, log into your Zotero account in the page that opens.
  3. Name your group, choose a membership level and click Create Group.
    Create a new group process in online Zotero. Name your group and click Create Group. 
  4. Pick access setting for group members and click Save Settings.Choose the group settings. The default are public, you can set them partially and completely private. 
  5. Now that the group exists, you can go to Member Settings to add people.
    In your new group on the member settings page click on send more invitations to add people.
    After you've added emails, click invite members. 
  6. That's it, now you can add/copy/share references with your Group Library.
    Shared group library is visible in desktop Zotero, in left column underneath My Library.
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