EndNote

EndNote is a particular brand of content management software. It allows people to store bibliographic references in files that are referred to as libraries. Endnote can be used on Windows and Macintosh computers.

Select an existing referencing style in your EndNote Library

The referencing style you use is called an “Output style”. You can chose from the options included in EndNote, and also add new styles, e.g. harvard-cqu.

  1. The default setting is in the Output Styles box is Select another style. Click on the arrow beside this to open the menu.
  2. If the style you need is listed, select if from this menu. Your references will now display in this style in the preview pane.
  3. If the style you need is not listed, click Select Another Style. This opens a window with the full range of options.
  4. Browse the list or use the quick search to locate the style you want.
  5. Highlight this style and click Choose. The new style will appear in the Output styles box in the toolbar and your references will display in this style in the preview pane.

Select an existing referencing style in Word

Once an Output Style file is saved to EndNote, you can use it in your Word document.

  1. Go to the EndNote toolbar in Word
  2. Click the down arrow beside the Style box to bring up a list of styles
  3. If the style you need is listed, select if from this menu. Your citations and bibliography will update to this style.
  4. If the style you need is not listed, click Select Another Style. This opens a window with the full range of options.
  5. Browse the list to locate the style you want.
  6. Highlight this style and click OK. The new style will appear in the Output styles box in the toolbar and your citations and bibliography will update to this style.

Find additional referencing styles

EndNote has quite a large number of Output Styles already installed, however you may find that you need a style that is not already included.

Additional styles are available from EndNote's Output Styles page.

  1. Go to EndNote's Output Styles page.
  2. Search for the style you need by name.
  3. Download and Save it. It will be saved to the Styles folder on your computer.

 

Other sites that have EndNote Output Style files for download

EndNote Style folder locations

Folder locations specify whether the Filters, Styles and Connection files that you use are located on your computer. The folder location depends on the version of EndNote and the operating system that you are using.

Version X2 and later:

Windows:

There are 2 locations for your Output Styles folders:

  • EndNote Program files (EndNote places the files on installation) and
  • Personal folders (located in My Documents) – this is where you save any new files or changes to the filters, styles and connections supplied with the software.

Folder locations can be viewed in EndNote, click on Edit|Preferences|Folder Locations to check.

Mac:

Styles folder location:

  • Macintosh HD:Applications/EndNote/Styles