Duplicating a Reference

Sometimes you may want to use an existing reference as a starting point to speed up the process of adding similar references, for example when recording multi-volume works or several articles from a journal. In such cases, Citavi lets you create a copy of an existing reference where you only need to make a few minor modifications.

  1. Open the reference you want to duplicate in the Reference Editor.
  2. On the References menu, click Duplicate.
  3. Citavi creates a copy of the reference and places the prefix [Copy] in front of the title. Make the necessary changes to the copy and then remove the [Copy].
  4. To duplicate the reference again, return to the original reference (you can use the History feature for this: Alt+Left arrow) and repeat steps 2-3.