Template:Cite EBD

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 Easton, 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 citation of articles from either an external source or from the Wikisource project Easton's Bible Dictionary in the manner of {{cite encyclopedia}}.

Usage[edit]

List of parameters

noicon=x – if set removes the icon from the start of the citation
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:

  • {{Cite EBD|wstitle=EBD article name}}

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

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

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

{{Cite EBD|wstitle=Samaritan Pentateuch}}

and with title= and url=

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

The parameter noicon=1 stops the display of the icon:

If the parameter short=1 is set then author, edition and publisher are not displayed:

noicon=1 and short=1 can be combined:

See also[edit]

  • {{EBD}} use this for a prescript attributing the text to the source
  • {{EBD poster}} use this in the external section to link to an EBD article on Wikisource if the EBD article is not used as a citation in the Wikipedia article.
  • {{EBD POV}} if the Wikipedia article contains an EBD POV
  • Wikipedia:Sister projects