Monday, February 7, 2011

Nestor in Zotero

Nestor
From the Editors

Tuesday, 01 February 2011 15:48
One
 of
 the
 most
 requested
 features
 for
 the
 improvement
 of
 the
 online
 Nestor
 database
 is 
the
 ability
 to 
download
 full 
citation 
information 
for 
use
 in
 bibliographic 
software. 
Nestor
 bibliography
 listed
 in
 the
 years
 2007‐2010
 is
 now
 visible
 to
 the
 free
 Zotero
 bibliographic
 plug‐in
 for
 Firefox.
 
 Stand‐alone
 versions
 and
 versions
 compatible
 with
 other
 browsers
 are
 planned
 but 
currently 
in
 early 
stages 
of
 development.

Zotero
 allows
 you
 either
 to
 store
 your
 bibliography
 on
 your
 own
 computer,
 or
 optionally
 to
 sync
 it
 to
 Zotero's
 servers
 with
 a
 free
 100MB
 limit.
 Even
 more
 usefully,
 it
 collects
 bibliographic
 information
 from
 web
 pages
 such
 as
 those
 of
 many
 library
 catalogs,
 OCLC
 records,
 Jstor,
 and
 other
 sources
 that
 embed
 their
 full
 bibliographic
 citations
 in
 their
 webpages.

To
 take
 advantage
 of
 this,
 install
 the
 Zotero
 plug‐in
 in
 your
 Firefox
 browser
 (http://www.zotero.org).
Next,
 go
 to
 the
 Nestor
 Bibliography
 search
 page
 and
 search
 for
 an
 item
 (http://classics.uc.edu/nestor/index.php/nestorbib).
 In
 the
 results
 page,
 look
 for
 a
 folder
 icon
 in
 the
 Firefox
 address
 bar.
 You
 will
 see
 a
 sheet
 drop
 down
 with
 the
 bibliographic
 entries 
and
 some 
checkboxes.

 Select
 the
 items
 that
 you
 want
 to
 add
 to
 your
 library
 and
 hit
 the
 OK
 button.
 They
 will
 be added 
to 
your 
Zotero 
library.

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