Inserting references

On the References tab you can insert citations into your text. The references are formatted according to the citation style.

Quick Insert

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  1. Place the insertion point where you would like to insert the citation.
  2. On the Citavi pane on the References tab, double-click the reference you want to insert. Or, select the reference and then click Insert.

Insert with Quotation Page Range

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If you want to insert a reference with page numbers, you can directly insert the page numbers when inserting the reference.

Method 1:

  1. Select the reference on the References tab.
  2. Start typing the page numbers, for example 14-15. The Word Add-In inserts the reference and page numbers.

Method 2:

  1. Select the reference on the References tab.
  2. Click Insert advanced.
  3. Enter the page numbers in the Page range field, for example 14-15. Do not enter pp. 14-15 or p 14-15. The citation style will insert the necessary prefixes.

Insert Advanced: Author-Date Citations with Other Formatting

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You can use alternate formatting for in-text citations in author-date format.

Example 1: ... and so Captain Nemo said "La mer est tout" (Verne 1870, p. 74).
Example 2: Jules Verne has his main character exclaim "La mer est tout" (1870, p. 74).

As a default Citavi inserts citations like the one in Example 1 in the format (author date). You can choose another format if you want:

  1. Select the reference on the References tab.
  2. Click Insert advanced.
  3. Choose the format you want from the options available: (Person), (Year) or Person (Year).

Changing Author-Date Citations Later On

  1. Right-click the citation.
  2. Point to Citavi.
  3. Select the formatting you want: Person only, Year only or No parentheses.