In the Summer of 2017, the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, developers of Zotero, announced the release of Zotero 5.0. Zotero 5.0 represents:
"the next major version of Zotero and the biggest upgrade in Zotero’s history. Zotero 5.0 brings many new features, as well as a huge number of changes under the hood to improve Zotero’s responsiveness and stability and lay the groundwork for other big developments coming soon."
As of November 2017, documentation for the new version is still under development. Note that this guide includes screenshots of Zotero 4.0 and may reference functionality that has since changed - we'll continue to update the guide as new information becomes available.
Zotero's features include:
Many thanks to librarians at Syracuse, Johns Hopkins, and Georgia State, who generously granted permission to copy and adapt their Zotero LibGuides.