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Please confirm the difference between primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary as far as Wikipedia is concerned. Thanks

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Zanze123 (talk) 17:37, 10 August 2009 (UTC)

The following sections will hopefully explain how to make references.
For the details of what is a primary, secondary, etc. please see WP:PRIMARY. In brief, a primary source is, for example, the website of the company that is the subject of the article. A press release by the company, or a website that showed information about the company and was paid to do so by the company, would also be a primary source. We avoid using primary sources; we look for reliable secondary sources of information.
For example: If I claim that I am the Queen of England, and write that on my own MySpace website, that would not be an appropriate source. I would have to wait for the BBC News to pick up on my Queenhood, and then I could cite them.
A tertiary source is something like Wikipedia itself - a 'gatherer of information'. We don't like to cite those; instead, we like to find out where they got their information from, and cite that.
For more help, you can either;
Best wishes,  Chzz  ►  17:50, 10 August 2009 (UTC)

How references work[edit]

Simple references[edit]

These require two parts;

Chzz is 98 years old.<ref> "The book of Chzz", Aardvark Books, 2009. </ref>

He likes tea. <ref> [ Tea website] </ref>
b) A section called "References" with the special code "{{reflist}}";
== References ==

(an existing article is likely to already have one of these sections)

To see the result of that, please look at user:chzz/demo/simpleref. Edit it, and check the code; perhaps make a test page of your own, such as user:Zanze123/reftest and try it out.

Named references[edit]

Chzz was born in 1837, <ref name="MyBook">
"The book of Chzz", Aardvark Books, 2009. 
</ref> in Footown.<ref name="MyBook"/>

Note that the second usage has a / (and no closing ref tag). This needs a reference section as above; please see user:chzz/demo/namedref to see the result.

Citation templates[edit]

You can put anything you like between <ref> and </ref>, but using citation templates makes for a neat, consistent look;

Chzz has 37 Olympic medals. <ref> {{Citation
 | last = Smith
 | first = John
 | title = Olympic medal winners of the 20th century
 | publication-date = 2001
 | publisher = [[Cambridge University Press]]
 | page = 125
 | isbn = 0-521-37169-4

Please see user:chzz/demo/citeref to see the result.

For more help and tips on that subject, see user:chzz/help/refs.

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hello, where is the ehret photo from? i'm curious because i would like to use it here. thx, Maximilian (talk) 19:50, 4 November 2011 (UTC)

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