Template:Cite DGRG

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 Smith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "article name needed". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray. 

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Usage[edit]

This template can be used in place of {{cite encyclopedia}} to indicate that the Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography is being cited to support information in an article. The advantage is that it will fill in certain fields automatically.

The Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography (1854–57) is now in the public domain. Text from the DGRG is incorporated into an article then use the template {{DGRG}} to attribution the text in compliance with the Plagiarism guideline.

Quick explanation (aide-mémoire)[edit]

The template can be placed in different locations and depending on the what it is required the parameters can be mixed and matched:

Parameters Example Note
{{Cite DGRG|wstitle=DGRG article name}}  Smith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Antilibanus". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.  Use wstitle=DGRG article name if the article exists on Wikisource if not use title=DGRG article name
{{Cite DGRG|title=|url=|first=|last=|volume=|pages=}}  James, Edward Boucher (1854). "Antilibanus". In Smith, William. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography 1. London: John Murray. pp. 140,141.  some additional information: title instead of wstitle, url to the external page instead of link to wikisource; the first and last names of the author of the article, the volume and page [number]s. Volume also set year.

Detailed notes[edit]

This template is wrapper around {{cite encyclopedia}}. In its default mode it attributes text to an article from the third edition of the Dictionary of Christian Biography and Literature to the End of the Sixth Century.

This template automatically sets some of the parameters passed into {{cite encyclopedia}} for example "publisher = John Murray". Over and above the standard parameter passed into {{cite encyclopedia}} there are some additional parameters and those are listed below in a separate table from the table of parameters passed into {{cite encyclopedia}}.

Minimum is:{{Cite DGRG|title=DGRG article name}} or {{Cite DGRG|wstitle=DGRG article name}}

Full set is:{{Cite DGRG|wstitle= |no-icon |author= |last= |first= |authorlink= |coauthors= |title= |url= |accessdate= |volume= |page= |pages= |ref=}}

Additional parameters
Parameter Note
wstitle=name of the article on wikisource If set, set link to a DGRG article name on wikisource, and unsets title and url if they are also set.
no-icon=1 Suppresses the lead icon (useful with {{Wikisource-inline}}).
Parameters passed into {{cite encyclopedia}}
Parameter Set to Notes
last= author= or last= If author= and last= are set the value of last= is used.
first= first= Set to the value of first= or not set
authorlink= authorlink= Set to the value of authorlink= or not set
coauthors= coauthors= Unlikely to be needed but can be set
William Automatically set within the template
editor-last= Smith Automatically set within the template
editor-link= William Smith (lexicographer) Automatically set within the template
encyclopedia= Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography Automatically set within the template
title= wstitle= or title= Set to wstitle= if set, if not to title= if set, if not set then left blank.
url= url= Set to the value of url= unless wstitle= is set in which case it is not set. If not set then a red super script warning string "article name needed" is displayed. The red text links to the Wikisource page s:Dictionary of Christian Biography and Literature to the End of the Sixth Century.
accessdate= accessdate= Set to the value of accessdate= or not set
language= Not set
edition= Not set
date= Not set (see year)
year= 1854–57 Automatically set within the template unless a year or a volume (volume=1 sets year=1854, volume=2 sets year=1857)
month= Not set
publisher= John Murray automatically set within the template
volume= volume= Set to the value of volume= or not set
location= London
id= Not set
isbn= Not set
oclc= Not set
doi= Not set
page= page= Set to the value of page= or not set
pages= pages= Set to the value of pages= or not set
quote= Not set
ref= ref = Set to the value of ref= or not set

Hidden categories[edit]

Depending on the parameters passed into this template, it adds the following hidden categories to the articles in which it is used:

For an overview group category of the above see:Category:Wikipedia articles incorporating a citation from the DGRG

See also[edit]

  • {{DGRG}}—calls this template, but a prescript for attribution of directly copied text.

Notes[edit]