Zotero not importing properly
Hello - Zotero for some reason is not reading my library's search engine like it used to - is this a possible glitch with the updates? Zotero is now reading peer-reviewed journal articles as "Web pages" and is not taking down all the vital information. Is there a fix to this? I was showing my graduate students this neat program yesterday and to my embarrassment this was happening and it continues today with a hard wire connection on both my systems. I want to resolve this to save some face with my graduate students especially. The library is here through Eastern Kentucky University https://libguides.eku.edu/library
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The former seems like a new format they're serving (to some browsers???) and I don't yet see what Zotero would do with that.
As per their documentation, EBSCO doesn't officially support Zotero in their non EBSCOhost interfaces, so I'm not expecting much help from their end. https://connect.ebsco.com/s/article/Does-EBSCOhost-work-with-Zotero?language=en_US
The plus side is that it should still be compatible with the EBSCOhost databases like Academic Search Ultimate, CINAHL Ultimate, etc. which can still be accessed from the Online Resources link on the library home page.
However, I found a thread in the Zotero forums where an admin appeared willing to help another person reporting a similar problem at a different university. Unfortunately, that university didn't allow unauthenticated access to the discovery layer, so they weren't able to help at that time. I resurrected the thread with a comment linking to the guest access to our discovery layer, so hopefully they will be able to help. I took a look at the GitHub repository for the "translators" that Zotero uses to scrape websites and grab articles, and saw that the EBSCO one hadn't been updated in about a year, so I'm not surprised that it isn't working properly with the new interface.
Unfortunately, we have no way to roll back the interface to the previous version as EBSCO is gradually moving all of their platforms to the new interface for all of their customers. Since Zotero is an open source software project, it relies on the community to push updates. Hopefully more people will encounter the issue as the new interface becomes more widely adopted and add to the effort to update the software.
Sorry I don't have an immediate solution