Citavi

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Citavi is a reference management program published by Swiss Academic Software in Wädenswil, Switzerland. Citavi (Lat., I cited) is a user-friendly bibliographic application that works with OpenOffice, Microsoft Office and other Windows word-processing software. Citavi enables you to organize bibliographic materials and provides access to up to 4000 bibliographic databases and library catalogues. You can import and manage literary content, collect citations, organize draft texts and schedule tasks. Citavi can be integrated with OpenOffice Writer: references and citations can be inserted directly via the publication assistant. After finishing your work, Citavi scans the ODT file and inserts a full formatted bibliography at the end of your document. It is easy to export references collected to OpenOffice Calc. A free version of Citavi is available http://www.citavi.com

Citavi is widely used in Germany and German-speaking institutions/universities. Many German universities offer Citavi training sessions and user support. Citavi's core features are reference management, knowledge organization, and task planning. An online search feature lets the user search databases and catalogues from within the program. Citavi's online help includes an email tutorial, videos, an online manual, and a user forum.

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