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Tutorial: Capitalize Journal Names in Endnote

Capitalization Styles: Endnote Definitions

Leave titles As entered: No changes are made.

Headline style capitalization: The first letter of every significant word is capitalized. Articles and prepositions are not capitalized.

Sentence style capitalization: Only the first letter of every title is capitalized.

Capitalization Overview

Note that what you see in the library display window, is NOT what you will see in the final display for any output style. Make sure you look at the preview window to determine the final format.

preview window

If you still want to change the capitalization, it is best to do it by modifying an output style.[Follow instructions below]

Changing Capitalization

Determine if the capitalization you want is selected (by default) for the output style of choice:

    1. Select Edit
    2. Select Output Styles
    3. Select Open Style Manager

capitalization by checking output style

4.Highlight the Style you wish to edit and select edit:

highlight preferred style

5. On the left side of the screen look for  Bibliography, and the subheading Title Capitalization and determine what the default format is [the default is the bulleted item] If you don't like it you can change it, BUT BE CAREFUL, this becomes a permanent change. A better alternative is to make a copy of the format and then make any changes to it you wish.

changing title capitalization

6. Both the Footnotes and Bibliography sections have a Title Capitalization panel. This lets you enter one style of capitalization for the titles in your bibliographic references, and another format for when the references appear in footnotes.