Adding Multiple Books by ISBN Number

If you have a list of books containing ISBN numbers, you can easily add all of the referenced books to Citavi, regardless of whether the list is a webpage, a Word or PDF document or a spreadsheet.

1 Copy the text with the ISBN to the Clipboard (press Ctrl+A to select the entire contents of a webpage or document. Press Ctrl+C to copy the selected text.

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2 In Citavi, click ISBN, DOI, other ID.

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3 Select the Text from Clipboard option, and then click Paste from Clipboard.

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Citavi filters out the ISBN numbers and performs the search:
icon-isbn-found = Book found
icon-isbn-not-found = Book not found
icon-isbn-exists = Reference already in project

4 Click Add to project.

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5 The imported references are applied as a selection. You can now work with a selection containing only the search results. To see all your references again, click Cancel selection.

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See also:

Selecting Catalogs for ISBN Downloads

Batch Modify: Tasks, Keywords, Categories