Finding Bibliographic Information by ISBN or DOI

The Picker icon automatically appears after every ISBN or DOI number it finds on a webage, for example:


DOI 10.1007/s12243-010-0196-9

ISBN download

When you click the Picker icon next to an ISBN, the Picker searches for the book's bibliographic information and saves it in your Citavi project. The Picker does not search the page displayed in your browser, but instead searches the databases that you have selected in Citavi under Tools > Options > ISBN download. Catalogs are searched beginning from the top of the list. If a database provides no results, the next one is searched. If none of the databases provide any results, is searched.

DOI Search

Citavi searches for a DOI's metadata in Pubmed,, and