The Duisburg-Essen University has acquired a campus licence for the Citavi
bibliographic management software. Students and members of the Duisburg-Essen
University can use Citavi for their studies, teaching and research at work and
at home at no charge.
You are welcome to apply for one of our Citavi workshops for beginners or advanced workshops for Citavi users.
Please note: Citavi Team version is now available permanently.
How to get the full version of Citavi:
1. Installing Citavi Free
Download your free version of Citavi: Download Citavi Free.
2. Requesting the validation code
Here you get the form to order your validation key: http://www.citavi.com/uni-due.
Please note: To identify yourself, you have to use your e-mail-address of the Duisburg-Essen University. It is impossible to place an order with an e-mail-address of a freemail provider (web.de, gmx, gmail etc.).
3. Entering the login details to Citavi
Start Citavi and enter the validation code from the e-mail that you received from the software producer usually within 24 hours after your request. The mail contains the course of action.
With the validation code you turn the free version into the pro-version for the duration of the campus’ hiring contract, and you are entitled to use Citavi on two computers (at home and at work) or on an usb flashdrive.
4. Adjustment file
An adjustment file specifically generated for the Duisburg-Essen University contains local default configurations and admission data to many catalogues and to databases offered by the Duisburg-Essen University Library.
Download UDE adjustment file for version 3 Campus Essen
Download UDE adjustment file for version 3 Campus Duisburg
(right hand mouse button -> "save target as …").
Please import this file into your Citavi application via "Extras > import settings".
How to use Citavi
If you have any questions or problems, please contact our team:
by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
or by phone
+49 (0) 203 379 2079 (Katharina von der Laden-Roosen, Duisburg campus),
+49 (0) 201 183 3236, 3737 (Sabine Neubauer, Essen campus),
+49 (0) 201 183 3721 (Dorothee Graf, Essen campus),
+49 (0) 201 183 3237 (Beate Baurmann, Essen campus).
In addition, we will gladly answer your questions about bibliographic management software in general and help you with specific problems concerning Citavi in individual consultations. Please make an appointment via e-mail to email@example.com.