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EndNote: Format Bibliography


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Update your Journal Names or Term Lists

Some publishers require citations to include the full journal title, while others require abbreviations. To address this issue, EndNote uses term lists. The term list corrects journals names and abbreviates them appropriately. If you have multiple EndNote libraries, you will need to import the journal term list separately for each library.

  1. In EndNote, go to Edit, Preferences, select Term Lists. Uncheck the boxes for Update lists during data entry and Update lists when importing or pasting references. Choose Apply and OK.
  2. Next, go to Tools, Open Term Lists, Journals Term List.
  3. In the Terms tab, select all journals (Ctrl +A) and click Delete Term.
  4. In the Lists tab, select Journals and click Import List.
  5. You can find your term list under your Local Disk (C:),  Program Files, EndNote X7, Term Lists. Select Medical.txt and choose Open.








Video Instructions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZuiyHuZfOA


Find Your Journal Style in EndNote

Finding Your Journal Style in EndNote

      Can’t find your journal? EndNote has over 6,000 styles available to download.

  1. First, search for your journal style in EndNote. Use the pull-down menu to Select Another Style.


  1. A small window will pop-up and you can choose your style. If you do not see your style, move on to step 3.
  1. Go to endnote.com/downloads/styles. Search for your journal name and select Apply. When you find your journal name, click the Download button.


  1. You will be prompted to open or save, choose open and the style template will open in Endnote.
  1.  In EndNote, go to file, save as and save the style as the journal name so you can find it again. You can then close the style template by using the small “x” in the upper right-hand corner.
  1. Your style will not automatically appear in your Word document. In Word, go to your style menu and Select Another Style. Choose your style.



More About Output Styles

Sometimes the exact journal output style is not available in EndNote.  Using templates, you can Edit Output Styles and modify an output style to create a new one.

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