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Link to NewFeds Tech Training: Zotero

On June 13, 2012, Ms. Leia Dickerson introduced 23 members of the NewFeds community to Zotero during the inaugural NewFeds Tech Training session! Many thanks to Ms. Caralyn Champa, co-chair of the NewFeds Professional Development Sub-Committee for organizing the training, and thanks to our NewFeds colleagues at the FDA who hosted it on AdobeConnect. Offering the Tech Training online allowed LIS professionals from all over the U.S. to take part, including participants from Portsmouth,VA, Fort Riley, KS, FT Polk, LA, and the US Coast Guard Academy Library (to name just a few!).

For folks who were not able to attend “live”, here is a link to a recording of the training:

Happy Learning, and a couple of tips:

  • Please fast forward to ~1 minute 15 secs to the “Welcome and
  • Skip from minute 14:50 until 19:00. (We had a technical hiccup and there is some silence while we were troubleshooting).

If you would like to propose a topic for a future NewFeds Tech Training, please email: ATTN: Professional Development.

NewFedsTec​h Training: Zotero

Please join the NewFeds Professional Development Sub-Committee to
learn about Zotero with Ms. Leia Dickerson, Reference Librarian at the
U.S. Government Accountability Office.

What: NewFeds Tech Training–Session Overview

Need to create and manage citations?  Want to capture webpage content?
Learn how Zotero can assist you and your patrons in organizing and
sharing your research.  The session will cover:
–What Zotero is, and how it compares to other citation management systems
–How to capture citations from databases and websites
–How to manage and share citation collections

When: Wednesday, June 13 at  2:00 pm

Where: Adobe Connect web conferencing (will require speakers or
headset to participate). Log in details will be sent the week of the

Questions? Contact us at