Template:Cite DNB12

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 Lee, Sidney, ed. (1912). Dictionary of National Biography, 1912 supplement​. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 

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Purpose[edit]

This template enables the citation of articles from the Wikisource project Dictionary of National Biography, 1912 supplement in the manner of non-link references and notes.

Usage[edit]

Common fields

{{cite DNB12|wstitle=|last=|first=|authorlink=|volume=}}

All fields

{{cite DNB12|wstitle=|title=|last=|first=|authorlink=|volume=|pages=|quote=|accessdate=|no-icon|comment=}}

Fields[edit]

  • wstitle or title. Required.
    • wstitle: DNB supplement article name on Wikisource or
    • title: DNB supplement article name (can be coupled with url= see below)
  • url: http://... link to web location other than Wikisource. Useful with title, unset by wstitle
  • last: Surname of author. Don't wikilink (use authorlink instead).
    • first: Firstname(s) of author. Don't wikilink (use authorlink instead).
    • authorlink: Title of Wikipedia article about author. Article should already exist. Must not be wikilinked itself. Do not use this on its own, but along with "first" and "last".
  • volume: Volume in which the entry appears. Used to generate the year and editor information.
  • accessdate: Full date when an electronic item other than Wikisource was accessed. Requires |url=. Should be in the same format as the rest of the article.
  • pages or page: These parameters are for listing the pages relevant to the citation, not the total number of pages in the book. "|pages= 5–7" produces "pp. 5–7", while "|page= 5" produces "p. 5". The "pp." notation indicating multiple pages, and "p." notation indicating a single page, are placed automatically when you choose between the plural (pages) or singular (page) form of the parameter. Page ranges should be separated by an unspaced en dash (–).
  • quote: Relevant quote from the article.
  • no-icon=1: removes the lead icon
  • comment: Optional comment which follows the citation.

Examples[edit]

Example using wstitle:

{{Cite DNB12|first=Augustus Robert |last=Buckland|wstitle=Perowne, Edward Henry|volume=3}} displays as:

 Buckland, Augustus Robert (1912). "Perowne, Edward Henry". In Lee, Sidney. Dictionary of National Biography, 1912 supplement​ 3. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 

Example using title and url:

{{Cite DNB12|first=Augustus Robert |last=Buckland|title=Perowne, Edward Henry |url=http://www.archive.org/stream/dictionaryofnati23lees#page/108/mode/2up |volume=3 |page=108}} displays as:

 Buckland, Augustus Robert (1912). "Perowne, Edward Henry". In Lee, Sidney. Dictionary of National Biography, 1912 supplement​ 3. London: Smith, Elder & Co. p. 108. 

Example using more parameters:

{{cite DNB12|wstitle=Perowne, Edward Henry|last=Buckland|first=Augustus Robert|authorlink=Augustus Robert Buckland|volume=3|page=108|accessdate=27 March 2011|quote=He died unmarried at Cambridge, after a long illness|comment=Master of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.}}

displays as:

 Buckland, Augustus Robert (1912). "Perowne, Edward Henry". In Lee, Sidney. Dictionary of National Biography, 1912 supplement​ 3. London: Smith, Elder & Co. p. 108. "He died unmarried at Cambridge, after a long illness"  Master of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.

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