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Academic Writing with Zotero

A LibGuide to accompany an online workshop for NTU staff and students

Install Zotero

Zotero can be downloaded freely from the website directly:

You can also install the Chrome Connector which allows you to export references from your browser into your Zotero Collection in the Chrome Webstore.

Using MS Teams for this workshop - What you need to know

For this workshop, please ensure that you have MS Teams available on your laptop/desktop. For NTU staff and students, please click here to register for workshop dates and registration details.We will email you the link to join in MS Teams as shown in the example below. Once you are in MS Teams, simply click ‘Join Now’.

Useful tips:

  1. Turn off the camera (use blur background if camera is on)
  2. Mute the microphone on your laptop
  3. Connect your laptop with a headphone
  4. Do use the LAN cable for a stable connection where possible, otherwise Wi-Fi/4G
  5. Minimise Teams when needed.

Install MS Teams

  1. Go to Microsoft Office 365
  2. Login using your NTU email account and password. For example, <username>
  3. Click on Teams icon to install


All Zotero (online) workshop participants will receive an email with the link to join in MS Teams.

As this is an activity-based workshop. please ensure that you join the online session at the appointed time and date.

There will be two hands-on activities. The instructor will first explain and demo, after which participants will asked to complete the hands-on activity.

Mute the microphone at all times. If you need to speak, kindly indicate in the chat box. Remember to introduce yourself to the instructor and class before you ask questions. We encourage all participants to post any questions via the chat feature available.