Importing from Lidos

Citavi can import databases from LIDOS 4 and 6.

  1. In LIDOS, create an export file (LIDOS export with field selection). You may need to set the LIDOS export options to ensure that diacritics are exported correctly (select ANSI encoding).
  2. In the Reference Editor  on the File menu, click Import.
  3. Select Another reference management program.
  4. Click Add filter.
  5. Select LIDOS 4 (via Export) or LIDOS 6 (via Export), click Add, and then click Close. Then click Next.
  6. Click Browse and select the file you want to import, then click Next.
  7. In the Import window that appears, you can choose which references you want to import. To import all the references, click Add to project. To add specific references only, first select the corresponding checkboxes and then click Add to project.
  8. Select any appropriate import options.
  9. Click OK to complete the import.