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Citavi

The University Library has licensed the reference management software Citavi. University members can use the full version free of charge.

    Features

    • Import references
    • Save, mark and annotate full texts
    • Create and manage in-text citations and image citations
    • Make notes, organize your thoughts, arrange your texts
    • Write down appointments and plan your tasks
    • Select citation styles, customize citation styles or create your own citation style
    • Use the Word add-in to add citations to your text and to automatically create a bibliography

      Download and installation

    • Install Citavi 5

      Citavi is Windows-based and is installed locally:

    • Install Citavi 6

      Citavi 6 is a cloud version. You can save your projects locally or you can save them in the Citavi cloud.

      You can open and edit projects, which you saved to the cloud, on different computers. Citavi 6 is a good option if you want to work on projects with a team.

      Please note:

      You do not need to upgrade to Citavi 6 – you can continue working with Citavi 5. For OpenOffice and LibreOffice, the add-in for Citavi 6 is not available yet.

      How to install Citavi 6 for Windows:

      For more information, please see the support portal.

    • Upgrading from an older version to Citavi 6

      Please start by reading the information on new features, changed features and the upgrade process.

      Please note:

      You do not need to upgrade to Citavi 6 – you can continue working with Citavi 5. For OpenOffice and LibreOffice, the add-in for Citavi 6 is not available yet.

      Please uninstall the older Citavi version, if you decide on an upgrade. Your projects and settings will not be affected by this. Install Citavi 6 and login to your personal Citavi account. The start assistant in Citavi 6 will help you to transfer your old projects to the new version.

    • Mac version

      Mac users can use Citavi by setting up a virtual machine.

      Virtual machine for Citavi 5

      Virtual machine for Citavi 6

    Workshops and consultancy services

    Current course schedule

    Literaturverwaltung mit Citavi für Einsteiger

    Literaturverwaltung mit Citavi für Fortgeschrittene

    We are happy to offer additional courses, if required.

    Contact

    Make an appointment for a consultation or send your questions to literaturverwaltung bib.uni-mannheim.de.

    Contact

    Team Literaturverwaltung

    Team Literaturverwaltung

    University of Mannheim
    Universitätsbibliothek Schloss Schneckenhof West
    68161 Mannheim
    Consultation hour(s):
    By appointment