Output style “Output style” is the term EndNote uses to refer to the template file used to format the citations and bibliography correctly for your citation or referencing style and controls . The output style controls what is in capitals, what is in bold , or in italics and in or italics and determines the many other ways that references for journal articles, book chapters or books , can be made to look different.Different subjects have different citation styles are laid out
Each subject or discipline has its particular citation styles, and individual journals also have specific instructions to authors on how they want articles referenced.
There are over 3000 Output 3,000 output styles available in EndNote. Included in the options is a Select All style that will print everything in each EndNote reference
Explanations of styles used at the University of Canterbury are available at Citations and Referencing.
- APA, Harvard are examples of author-date styles
- MLA is an example of a style requiring footnotes
- Physical Sciences tend not to require any particular style
- IEEE citation style for Engineering is an example of a numbered style
- Law has specific requirements
- Geological Sciences uses the Royal Society of New Zealand Style
To select the style you want in EndNote
- Look at the top of the screen and locate the EndNote toolbar
- The style that is presently selected is identified in the menu bar on this toolbar
- In the case illustrated below Harvard_Canterbury is below APA 6th is the selected Style
- If you want to change this style, click on the drop-down box and select another style from the list
- To browse all styles available, choose Select another styleAnother Style...
- You will need to Choose other styles as you see them on the list
Click the column headings to sort by Name or Category, or click the Find-by button to see lists of styles by discipline area
- Click the Choose button to select a style from the list
You can also select other styles by going through the Style Manager which can be found at Edit > Output styles Styles > Open Style Manager...
Output styles in Word
Each Word document has its own output style. Changing the output style in EndNote does not automatically change the style in Word – this is intentional, as writers often write for various journals with differing referencing styles
Instructions on changing the output style in Word are given in Formating your bibliography in Word