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NURS 7303 - Knowledge Translation I: Folders in Zotero

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This page offers a quick overview of setting up your Zotero library to manage the flow of citations through the review process.

Zotero Folders

An image showing how to set up folders in Zotero to complement PRISMA flow diagram.


To create a foldering system in Zotero that will facilitate reporting in your PRISMA flow diagram:

  1. Create a group library in the web version of Zotero
  2. Create folders as you import from each database
  3. Rename folders as shown to the left
  4. Use the duplicate item folder to reconcile any duplicate citations
  5. Make note of the total number in your group library before and after deduplication
  6. Create 2 new collections
    • Title Abstract Included
    • Full Text Included
  7. Copy citations into the corresponding folders as you complete your title/abstract and full text screens
  8. Record numbers in your flow diagram

Video Demonstration

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Check back here for videos that demonstrate exporting from the database into Zotero, deduplicating, and copying included citations into new folders.