Template:EBD

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 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainEaston, Matthew George (1897). "article name needed". Easton's Bible Dictionary (New and revised ed.). T. Nelson and Sons. 

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Purpose[edit]

This template facilitates the attribution of articles from either an external source or from the Wikisource project Easton's Bible Dictionary in the manner of {{cite encyclopedia}}.

This template should usually be placed on the main page of the article, in the "References" section near the bottom of the page (see WP:Plagiarism#Where to place attribution).

Usage[edit]

List of parameters

noicon=x – if set removes the icon from the start of the citation
prescript=string – alter prescript to string, 
                   for no prescript see {{Cite EBD}}  
inline=x — alter the prescript from "This article"
           to "One or more of the preceding sentences"
short=x  — prevents author, publisher and edition information being displayed
ref=harv — default. can be modified by setting the parameter
           to another value (see {{cite encyclopedia}})
encyclopedia=Easton's Bible Dictionary — default setting. Can be modified
year=1897 — default setting. Can be modified
last=Easton — default setting. Can be modified
authorlink=Matthew George Easton  — default setting. Can be modified
edition=New and revised — default setting. Can be modified
publisher=T. Nelson and Sons  — default setting. Can be modified
wstitle=EBD article name — set if the EBD article resides on Wikisource
title=EBD article name  — set if the EBD article does not reside on Wikisource
url=article link  — set if the EBD article resides on a known external web server
volume=volume number — not set by default see (see {{cite encyclopedia}})
page=page number  — not set by default see (see {{cite encyclopedia}})
pages=page number  — not set by default see (see {{cite encyclopedia}})

To link to an article on Wikisource:

  • {{EBD|wstitle=EBD article name}}

or to name an article and optionally link to another site using the url parameter:

  • {{EBD|title=EBD article name|url=url here}}

Using the article name Samaritan Pentateuch as an example with wstitle=:

{{EBD|wstitle=Samaritan Pentateuch}}

and with title= and url=

{{EBD|title=Samaritan Pentateuch|url=http://archive.org/stream/illustratedbible00east#page/598/mode/1up}}

The parameter noicon=x stops the display of the icon:

The parameter short=x removes author, publisher and edition information:

Combining noicon=x and short=x:

Hidden category[edit]

This template will add the articles transcluding it to the hidden category Category:Wikipedia articles incorporating text from Easton's Bible Dictionary.

See also[edit]

  • {{Cite EBD}} - for use where Easton's article is not at Wikisource, to use an alternative URL
  • {{EBD POV}} - for use where Easton's information is out of date
  • {{EBD poster}} - for use where Easton's is not used in the article
  • Wikipedia:Sister projects