Citavi basics – An easy way to reference management


Thursday, 16 September 2021at 15:30
Thursday, 16 December 2021at 15:30

Have your notes become mixed up again? Is the order of your bibliographic references still wrong and is correct citing exceedingly complicated? Don't worry, this can be remedied. The webinar for beginners teaches you how modern reference management software can provide support in citing. We create a project in Citavi together, draw up a first table of contents and import bibliographic references and PDF files to Citavi. Capturing citations and outputting the collected elements in Word round of the course.


  • The perfect reference management software
    • Do I need software? What features does the perfect software need to have?
    • Which software product – decision criteria
  • Tips on Citavi
    • What Citavi can do
    • What Citavi cannot do
  • How to use Citavi
    • Creating a project
    • Categories
    • Adding references
    • Adding citations
  • Outputting citations in Word

Target groups: School and university students and all users who work in a scholarly manner and who do not yet know Citavi or other reference management software products

Please note:
Please download Citavi free of charge from the provider's website and install the software on your Windows PC or notebook in advance.
Meanwhile, a web version is also available:

Link to the webinar room:
(You are asked to assign any desired guest name.)
(The webinar will be held in German.)

Please allow for around 1.5 hours duration of the course.
Access to the webinar room will be enabled 15 minutes before the scheduled start.

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