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.
To download a style and add it to EndNote:
To locate your downloaded style in EndNote:
A note on Australian Output Styles
Australian Output Styles site contains bibliographic styles for several Australian journals that you would need to conform to for your article or manuscript submission if you want to publish in that journal. Although some of these styles are found on EndNote.com, not all of them are.
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The Vancouver style requires the use of specific journal title abbreviations. EndNote refers to these as ‘term lists’, which need to be added separately.
To upload a terms list:
(The contents of this page have been adapted from the University of Western Australia by permission.)
It is difficult to import references from Word into EndNote, and not recommended. Rather, you should be using the methods previously discussed: manual entry, or exporting from databases or Library Search.
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.
Note: if you wish to add references from a Word Document that has already been formatted by EndNote, see our Travelling Libraries tab for further instruction.