Reference management with Citavi

Citavi is a Windows based software for reference management with extensive tools for knowledge organisation. The University of Bayreuth has acquired a campus license for Citavi (now extended until 31/08/2021).

With Citavi you can

  • create bibliographies and insert citations into your own work
  • import search results from library catalogues and specialized databases that have been saved as a text file or in the clipboard
  • use the additional Citavi Picker program to utilise websites and text documents: to transfer literature information, graphics and text sections, URLs and screenshots; to copy the ISBN or highlight text and search in library catalogues and databases
  • update references by adding abstracts, citations, own thoughts, notes, keywords and comments
  • and much more.

Citavi Courses

The University Library offers courses for an easy start with Citavi. For further instructions and tutorials see Citavi's YouTube channel.


Of course you can also contact us via E-Mail:         e-mail to the library support team for Citavi