Streamline your Writing

The Only All-in-One Writing and Referencing Solution

Streamline your research writing process with the only tool designed to organize, track, and format your writing and references. With features designed to methodically manage your notes and articles and automatic citation formatting for over 10,000 styles, Citavi brings calm to the chaos of writing. With Citavi, your presentation is half-written before you even begin. Buy now or request a free trial to start improving your research writing process.
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Centralized Reference Management

Citavi simplifies writing by automatically creating an outline for you as you’re working.
Say goodbye to wasted time tracking quotations and formatting citations.
Citavi offers over 10,000 citation styles: APA, Chicago, MLA, Turabian, etc., etc. Need one that's not there? You can create it yourself or ask us.
Citavi features automatic linking for citation support and bibliography creation. 
Insert the outline you’ve created with comments, images, and quotations straight into Word.

Flexible, Powerful Organization for All Your Source Information

Big projects with a web of information can feel overwhelming. Maintain task planning, keep track of crucial bibliographic information from your articles and sift through your sources to find the ones you need – alone or in a team.


Citavi offers unique knowledge tools among referencing programs: a flexible, multi-level category system. With Citavi's categories, you can create as many subcategories and levels of subcategories as you want.
Add references, quotations, images, statistics, summaries, comments, and insights to your category system, which you can later use in Word.
Use categories to create an outline for a future paper, report, or thesis. Or use them to organize your company’s library by topic or workgroup.

Stay Organized in Word

Export your Citavi categories to Word as an outline for your writing project, or use the categories to stay focused on your team’s topics.
View your references, quotes, images, comments, and ideas by the categories you defined in Citavi to find and use what you need quickly. Just click to insert the references, quotes, images, comments, and ideas you need for each section.

Keywords and Groups

Tag references, quotations, images, summaries, comments, and ideas with keywords
As an additional organizational tool, use groups to further classify your references or track what you’ve done with them.

Labels and Filters

Create temporary selections using labels and Citavi's built-in filters (by category, group, year, periodical, publisher, etc.)
Define and save filters for complex search queries and share them with your team.

Effortless Collaboration

Citavi is the only reference management program with a simple user interface for teams. Store information and ideas on your server instead of in the cloud. Teams can choose between local and cloud projects. Citavi automatically creates backups, so you never lose your information.
Thrive in today’s remote world, with teams of any size and members in any location effortlessly working together.
Streamline workflows by assigning and tracking tasks within your project, so all members can easily see status and progress in one place.
Tailor your environment and security requirements - work together in the cloud or with all data stored locally on a server.

Choose the Right Edition

Citavi Web

Online browser-based for individuals and small teams working on any operating system, including Mac.

Citavi Windows

Installed software for individuals and small teams who prefer to work in Microsoft Windows desktop version.

Enterprise Licensing:
Better Research, Insights, and Outcomes for all

Lumivero has the most complete collection of research, data and decision-making tools available anywhere, and we can help your whole team work better together — collaborating to aggregate, organize, analyze, and present your findings.

Lumivero’s enterprise licensing options offer volume pricing for teams and organizations needing nine (9) or more licenses.

Enterprise licenses allow the flexibility to install Lumivero software and solutions on multiple computers (up to the maximum number of licenses your organization has purchased) with a centralized management solution, putting you in control of your license management.

Lumivero’s team-based solutions allow you to:

Stay up-to-date with free upgrades to the latest releases
Reduce IT costs with one platform deployed across your organization
Reassign licenses to different users as teams evolve
Centralize license and subscription management in one place
Streamline budget allocation, especially for smaller groups and consultancy firms
Enjoy a Dedicated Customer Success Manager and pro-rated rates for new users

Experience the Power of Citavi

See how easy it is to search, organize, collaborate, take notes, write and manage citations.

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