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EndNote X9 for PC

Using Term lists

1. Use Edit > Output Styles > Edit "[style name]"

2. Click on Journal Names, use the radio buttons under Journal Name Format to choose how you want the journal name to appear.

Abbreviation 1 shows the abbreviated journal title with periods.

Abbreviation 2 shows the abbreviated journal title without periods.

3. Close and save the edited style.

Note: you can choose to save with a new name if you wish to avoid overwriting the original style. Make sure to choose this new style in both Word & EndNote to see your changes.

To replace the existing journals list with one of the supplied journal abbreviation lists:

1. Select Tools > Open Term Lists > Journals Term List.

2. Delete all existing terms from the list (you can click and drag to highlight all terms, or click on one term then press Control-A to highlight all terms), and then click Delete Term.

3. Click on the Lists tab and highlight Journal, and click Import List...

4. In the File dialog, navigate to the Local Hard drive\Program Files\Endnote X9\Terms Lists folder, select the list you want to use, and click Open to import the journal names and abbreviations from the file into the Journals term list.

5. Click OK on the information box telling you how many terms were imported.

6. Clicking Terms will show you the new list of Journal terms.

7. Click Close when finished.

See the instructions in the 'Editing style to choose journal title format' box on editing your style to choose how to display journal names.

What are term lists?

When would I want to use term lists?

  • To maintain consistency of author names, keywords and journal titles.

  • When your referencing style requires abbreviated journal names in your bibliography.

  • When you import references from a database where the titles have appeared in abbreviated form, and your referencing style requires the full journal title.

You can set your EndNote preferences to show the format you require.

Where can I get term lists?

EndNote comes with a range of term lists for journals in the following discipline areas: Anthropology, Archaeology, Astronomy and Astrophysics, BioScience, Chemical, Economics, Humanities, Korean Medical Terms, Law, Medical, Philosophy, Physics, Religion and Zoological Records.

They are located in your Local Hard drive\Program Files\Endnote X9\Terms Lists folder.