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ENDNOTE ABBREVIATIONS AND STYLES: files for sport and exercise journals

Will G Hopkins PhD

Department of Physiology and School of Physical Education, University of Otago, Dunedin 9001, New Zealand.

Sportscience 3(3), sportsci.org/jour/9903/wghendnote.html, 1999 (434 words)

 

About the Style Files
How to Download and Use the Style Files
How to Download and Use the Abbreviation File

If you use Endnote to format references for a publication, you know that hardly any of our journals are in the Style pulldown. Well, here are some of the main ones. There's also a file of abbreviations for over 100 of our journals. You will need to use this file in conjunction with the styles to get the correctly abbreviated or full citation.

About the Style Files


All styles have the main document types (journal article, book, book chapter). Some styles have a few other types, which may not be in the exact style of the journal. Here are the styles:

How to Download and Use the Style Files


These instructions are for Endnote 3. They will probably work for Endnote 2.

PC

  1. Click archive.exe to download a self-extracting compressed file of the journal styles.
  2. Save the archive.exe file to a new folder called Sport Science. Create the folder within the Styles folder in the Endnote folder.
  3. Find the archive.exe file via the desktop or Explore window, and run it.
  4. Delete the archive.exe file.
  5. Open your favorite library in Endnote, go to Styles/Set Styles Folder..., open the new folder, then select the style you want.

 

Mac

  1. Click archive.sit to download a self-extracting compressed file of the journal styles.
  2. If your browser extracts the files automatically, you will get the archive.sit file and a decompressed Archive Folder on your desktop.
  3. If your browser does not extract the files, save archive.sit to the desktop, then drag it onto Stuffit Expander. You'll find it somewhere in your browser folder, or get the latest for free from the Aladdin site.
  4. Rename the Archive Folder to Sport Science.
  5. Find and open the Endnote folder in your applications folder, and open the Styles folder.
  6. Drag the Sport Science folder into the Styles folder.
  7. Trash archive.sit.
  8. Open your favorite library in Endnote, go to Styles/Set Styles Folder..., open the Sport Science folder, then select the style you want.

How to Download and Use the Abbreviation File


These instructions are for Endnote 3. They don't work for Endnote 2, but there's probably a way to use the file of abbreviations for Endnote 2.

  1. Right-click or option-click this file of abbreviations and Save Link As...
  2. In the Save window, find the folder with the Endnote program/application, and open it.
  3. Save the abbreviation document in that folder.
  4. Open your favorite library of Endnote references, go to Terms/Open List..., and open Journals.
  5. Go to Terms/Import List... and select the abbreviations file you just downloaded.
  6. Repeat 4 and 5 for any other library that you want to use for making formatted reference lists.

1999
Published Dec 1999