Bibliographic Management Software

Bibliographic management software tools are essential for successful and quick studying.
They offer support in various ways:

  • to maintain an overview of your references
  • to collect your references and quotations fast and completely
  • to edit, arrange and evaluate your bibliographic data, quotations and annotations in a time-saving way, with full access all the time
  • to create bibliographies and lists of references automatically
  • to add sources correctly formatted to your paper or theses.

We offer campus licences, supporting information, workshops and counseling to the following software tools:


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  • campus licence
  • installation on your desktop
  • only for Windows
  • more about Citavi
  • campus licence
  • desktop and online
  • for Windows and Mac
  • more about EndNote

 You will find a detailed comparison in German language here.

Here is an informative video how to benefit from bibliographic management software:

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LK Library (Duisburg):
  • on Wednesdays and Thursdays,
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • at the information desk on the ground floor
Humanities and Social Sciences
Library (Essen):
  • on Tuesdays, 10:00am - 11:00am
  • on Thursdays, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • at the consultation desk on the ground floor

Appointments for individual support

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by e-mail:

on the phone:
Duisburg: +49 (0) 203 379 2010
Essen: +49 (0) 201 183 3727