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Create a Zotero Account

1. There are several ways to set up an account in Zotero.  If you have not already set up an account, one way to do this is by going to the Zotero website, and clicking Register in the upper right-hand corner of the page.

Zotero Register


2.  This link takes you to a Zotero account registration page.  Choose whatever username and email address you want to start an account.  Note - If you are OSU student/staff/faculty, you may want to sign up with an OSU email address to take advantage of our institutional subscription to Zotero's storage space.  Explore the Zotero Storage Space for OSU Users page for more information.

Zotero registration

3.  You will receive a confirmation email once your account is set up.

Email validation

4.  Click on the link in the email to confirm your account set up.

Account creation