Tutorials: Setting up Zotero on Mac (or Windows) for Google Drive syncing

This video describes why and how to transfer the Zotero database and Pdf articles from the Zotero folder inside your favorite Cloud folder (here, Google Drive, for the example).

Prerequisite:

None

Summary of the steps:

  • Open Zotero
  • Go to Preferences/Advanced/Files and Folders (The Preferences button is located in the Tools menu in Windows).
  • In the Data Directory Location, choose Custom and select a folder (you must name it Zotero) inside your Cloud folder (either Dropbox, Google Drive or OneDrive).
  • Click "Ok"
  • That's all, folks!

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