Output styles determine the appearance of references in a bibliography. EndNote has over 4,500 output styles, around 500 of which are supplied with the software. If you haven’t found the style you need, you can download the complete set or choose individual styles from the EndNote Output styles website
Search for the style you require eg Austral Ecology in the search box and click Apply
Click on the Download for your journal
The style will open in EndNote
In EndNote go to File – Save As. Remove the word 'copy' and click Save
Click File – Close
To locate your downloaded style click on the down arrow below References - Select Another Style
Scroll through the list to find your style eg Austral Ecology and click Choose.
The Vancouver style requires the use of specific Journal title abbreviations. EndNote refers to these are ‘term lists’, which need to be added separately.
To upload a terms list:
Mac Users - Click on your required style and locate it in your "Downloads". Drag and drop it into your Styles folder at
(The contents of this page have been adapted from the University of Western Australia by permission.)
However, there may be partial solutions to help with this, including the use of other citation-management software such as Zotero (in combination with CrossRef) or WizFolio.
Zotero and CrossRef method
For Apple Macintosh
Install Ref2RIS to convert your bibliography into the RIS format, and edit it. Then import the RIS file into EndNote.