For styles requiring journal titles to be abbreviated (eg. Vancouver and Microbiology), you can import a term list file into your EndNote library. Term lists are used to maintain the consistency and accuracy of author names, journal titles and keywords in an EndNote library. Term list. She needed to change the journal names from abbreviated to full name. Her library did not have the journal term lists, so I imported them in to. A Journals Term List is a file that contains a list of full journal titles and their EndNote can use this list to identify journals and abbreviations and display either the Instructions for how to do this are on the rest of this page. In EndNote, go to "Tools > Open Term Lists > Journal Terms List". names and abbreviated names are in distinct columns as shown in the video on this page. I have just upgraded to EndNoteX8 on my MacBook, version I have noticed that the Journal Terms list were incomplete (those. These terms are stored in the appropriate term list. When a reference is entered manually, EndNote will automatically input authors' names, journal titles, and. Some databases import only the abbreviated journal name while your style may call for the full journal name – and vice versa. Endnote. The term list is automatically updated in EndNote so as to stay current The journal term list is a multi-column list that may contain up to three.