Having a group library with others is great when collaborating. You can also join existing public groups, or groups that are closed or private to which you've been invited. Group libraries can also be used to silo citations during projects like systematic reviews, where several stages of screening occur.
To create a group library:
From the Zotero client, you'll see your group (or groups) below your own library in the left-hand pane.
You can drag and drop items between libraries; this only copies a reference, rather than moving it.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Your personal and group libraries are entirely separate entities. Making changes to an item in your library (for instance, adding information to the reference, or attaching a full-text PDF) will not impact a group library you belong to, even if the item is in both libraries.
When you'd like to invite members to join a group you started, follow these steps:
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