For those of us who work in the humanities and social sciences, it’s common for sources to have been published in multiple versions. But Zotero only has a single date field! Great Scott! How do we deal with the complexities of time?

For instance, how would one indicate that Samuel Delany’s Nova was initially published in 1968, even though the edition we’re referencing was published in 2002?

Here’s where Zotero’s Extra field comes in handy! I’ve just added a new Zotero Advanced Features note where I explain how to do this. I’ll continue adding to that note as I learn to do additional less-than-obvious things with Zotero.

Like all my other notes, I'll continually update this one, and only mention it again on this blog if I make sufficiently mentionable changes.

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