Importing from Reference Manager

Citavi can import databases from Reference Manager.

  1. In Reference Manager on the File menu, click Export.
  2. Select RIS as the Output format.
  3. Start Citavi. In the Reference Editor  on the File menu, click Import.
  4. Select Another reference management program.
  5. Click Add filter.
  6. Select Reference Manager (via RIS Export), click Add, and then click Close. Then click Next.
  7. Click Browse, select the RIS file you want to import, and then click Next.
  8. 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.
  9. Select any appropriate import options.
  10. Click OK to complete the import.

Citavi 4.5 and later: You can continue working with Word documents you created using Reference Manager. In Word, click the Citavi tab. On the Convert menu, click Convert EndNote or Reference Manager fields to Citavi fields.