Reference Management with Citavi

The University Library supports you in scientific writing and reference management with the reference management system Citavi.

Reference Management with Citavi

The University of Stuttgart has acquired a campus license for the reference management system Citavi. This software for reference management and knowledge organization runs on Windows systems.

Citavi 6 is the current version.

1.  Download und Installation
First download the free version Citavi Free and install it on your computer.

2. Account Citavi 
In order to use the campus licensed full version, create a Citavi account (choose your language via the icon in the upper right-hand corner) with your University of Stuttgart email address. Please note: An authentication with a freemail address is not possible.

3. License key
Open Citavi and enter your login data for the Citavi account in the login field. Your license key will be recognized automatically.

The University of Stuttgart provides the full version of Citavi to all students, lecturers, and employees by way of a campus license.

For Citavi, you receive personalized licenses assigned to the name of a specific person. You can find your license key in your Citavi account.

By using Citavi, you agree to Citavi’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

If you have been working with an older Citavi version up to now, you can find the most important new features here:

What is new in Citavi 6

FAQs about the switch to Citavi 6

  • searching in subject databases, library and book trade catalogs, and importing of title data
  • structuring your own work, creating outlines
  • transferring citations from text or internet documents
  • inserting footnotes, citations and references into word processing programs
  • using stored citation styles
  • creating reference lists and bibliographies
  • adding, analyzing and excerpt PDFs
  • planning tasks
  • working in teams

The training includes an introduction to the setup of Citavi and the features mentioned above.

Duration: approx. 90 minutes. Please bring your library card. 

Note: Please create a personal Citavi account before the training. You can find the registration form for the University here (choose your language via the icon in the upper right-hand corner). 

Event location: University Library, City Center location, Holzgartenstr.16, 70174 Stuttgart

Currently, the course is offered as a webinar. Please note that this training can only be offered in German.

Termine und Anmeldung

 

Citavi support page inclusive videos,training, forum and user manual

ILIAS study module of the University of Stuttgart. (Please note that this module can only be offered in German)

ILIAS study module of the University of Gießen. (Please note that this module can only be offered in German)

If you have questions or problems, please turn to: Citavi Team of the University Library 

 

Citavi Team of the University Library

 

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