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Template:Infobox book series

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This template is for use on a book series main page.


Usage

{{{name}}}
{{{image}}}
{{{image_caption}}}
{{{books}}}
Edited by {{{editors}}}
Original title {{{title_orig}}}
Translator {{{translator}}}
Illustrator {{{illustrator}}}
Cover artist {{{cover_artist}}}
Country {{{country}}}
Language {{{language}}}
Discipline {{{discipline}}}
Publisher {{{publisher}}}
Published {{{pub_date}}}
Published in English {{{english_pub_date}}}
Media type {{{media_type}}}
No. of books {{{number_of_books}}} ([[{{{list_books}}}|List of books]])
OCLC {{{oclc}}}
Preceded by {{{preceded_by}}}
Followed by {{{followed_by}}}
Website {{{website}}}
{{Infobox book series
| name             = 
| image            = <!-- include the file, px and alt: [[File:Example.jpg|200px|Cover]] -->
| image_caption    = 
| books            = 
| author           = 
| editors          = 
| title_orig       = 
| translator       = 
| illustrator      = 
| cover_artist     = 
| country          = 
| language         = 
| discipline       = <!-- or |genre= -->
| publisher        = 
| pub_date         = 
| english_pub_date = 
| media_type       = 
| number_of_books  = 
| list_books       = 
| oclc             = 
| preceded by      = 
| followed by      = 
| website          = 
}}

Parameters

Please see WikiProject Books and/or WikiProject Novels for standards on presenting names and other data.

  • Parameters can be safely left blank. Note that you may include an image with no caption, but a caption will not be shown if there is no image.
  • Wikilinks can be used in any of the infobox fields.
name
Book name or title. If parameter is left blank, name will be inherited from the Wikipedia page where this infobox is invoked.
image
Image (prefer 1st edition – where permitted), include the file, px and alt: [[File:Example.jpg|200px|Cover]]
image_caption
Image caption (should describe the edition used)
books
List of works included in the series, using {{plainlist}}.
author
Author(s)
editors
Editor(s) only when they are the primary contributor, e.g. dictionaries, encyclopedias, anthologies
title_orig
Original title, if not in English
translator
Translator(s), if original not in English
illustrator
Illustrator (where used throughout and a major feature)
cover_artist
Cover artist
country
Country of original publication
language
Language of original book
discipline or genre
See literary genre
set_in
can be both time and place as setting. No need to create long lists.
publisher
Name of publisher; use {{plainlist}} when there is more than one notable edition
pub_date
Date of publication; use {{plainlist}} when there is more than one notable edition
media_type
Print / Digital (then binding types etc., if relevant)
number_of_books
Number of works in the series
list_books
If a Wikipedia "List of" article exists for the books, put its name here. Do not use a link (i.e. do not include [[ ]]).
preceded_by
Title of prior series.
followed_by
Title of subsequent series.
website
for the publisher's or author's website about the book.

See also

  • {{Book list}} - for creating formatted table of books in a series within the series article (or related list)