Collecting, organizing, and citing your references

Mobile Options

Smart Phones

While Zotero does not offer a fully-fledged mobile app you can:

  • access your Zotero library through a mobile web browser (works best on Android devices)
  • use these third-party apps to access your Zotero library

You can always find out the latest on Zotero add ons and apps from their mobile support page.

Your Zotero Library: Responsive Website

Zotero Mobile ScreenNavigate to https://www.zotero.org/ and login to view your Zotero library.  Zotero web pages are built using repsonsive layout so they work on most screen sizes. 

Try out the Zotero bookmarklet to save items you encounter while browsing the web on your mobile device to your library.  Please note that the bookmarklet is still somewhat experimental and seems to work best for Android devices that iOS devices using Safari. 


BibUp logoworks with Androidworks wiht iOSBibUp  from the  University of Fribourg allows you to create bibliographic references by scanning book barcodes. 

Zandy for Android

Zandy logoAndoird appZandy is a full-featured interface for Zotero on Android devices.  It costs $1.99.

With Zandy, you can browse or search your library, add attachments, add web page citations from your browser, and add or edit notes.


PaperShip for iOS

PaperShip logoworks with iOSPaperShip for iOS devices, including Mac, allows you to view and edit your Zotero library, import new items into your library, and annotate PDFs.  PaperShip also allows easy sharing to social networks.  


Note - no longer maintained. 11/2017.


works with Androidworks wiht iOSBrowZine provides apps for iOS and Android that allow you to easily locate and browse open access journals and to save citations to Zotero, RefWorks, or EndNote.  

The University of Arkansas does not have an institutional license for BrowZine, so our subscription journals are not available through this app.  However, it has coverage of sme open access titles, with more content available for the sciences. 

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