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Add Another Email Account

This module will show you how to add an additional email address to your existing Zotero account.  This will be particularly helpful if you signed up for Zotero with a non-Oregon State University email address and now want to take advantage of OSU's Zotero Institutional Storage plan (500 MB per OSU user).  To join OSU's Institutional Storage plan, you must have an OSU email address associated with your Zotero account (for example, or  View the step-by-step screenshots below to learn how to add an email address to your existing Zotero account.

1.  Go to the Zotero website and log in to your existing account with your current email address or user name. Zotero login

2.  Choose "Settings" from the upper right-hand corner of the window. Zotero Settings

3.  Within your Zotero Settings, choose the "Account" tab.  Next, add an additional email to your existing Zotero account (for example, an email).  Finish by choosing "Update Emails."  You should receive a confirmation email in your OSU email account verifying your new email account.  Click on the confirmation link in that email.Zotero account

4. Once you have added an Oregon State University email address to your Zotero account, your storage settings should automatically be updated to reflect the additional 500 MB you receive as a member of the OSU Zotero Institutional Storage plan.

The OSU Zotero Institutional Storage plan is provided thanks to money from the Technology Resources Fund (TRF).  For questions about the details of OSU's Zotero Institutional Storage plan, contact Hannah Gascho Rempel at