Template:Cite SBDEL

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Cousin, John William (1910). "Wikisource link to Cite SBDEL". A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature. London: J. M. Dent & Sons. Wikisource 

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Purpose[change source]

This template enables the citation of articles from the Wikisource project A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature in the manner of non-link references and notes.

Usage[change source]

{{Cite SBDEL
 | title   = put the name of the article here
 | comment = optional comment
 | noicon  = x
}}

Parameters[change source]

  • title: Title of the entry in Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature. If not entered, it will use the title of the article to which the template has been added.
  • comment: Comment following the citation.
  • noicon:

All parameters are optional, although the first entry (title) is strongly recommended

Examples[change source]

Simplest[change source]

{{Cite SBDEL|Shakespeare, William}}

displays as:

Cousin, John William (1910). "Wikisource link to Shakespeare, William". A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature. London: J. M. Dent & Sons. Wikisource 

Comment[change source]

{{Cite SBDEL|Shakespeare, William|A versatile dramatist of Elizabethan England.}}

displays as:

Cousin, John William (1910). "Wikisource link to Shakespeare, William". A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature. London: J. M. Dent & Sons. Wikisource  A versatile dramatist of Elizabethan England.

And, actually, it is easy just to append the comment after the template invocation:

{{Cite SBDEL|Shakespeare, William}} A versatile dramatist of Elizabethan England.

displays as:

Cousin, John William (1910). "Wikisource link to Shakespeare, William". A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature. London: J. M. Dent & Sons. Wikisource  A versatile dramatist of Elizabethan England.

Using noicon[change source]

{{Cite SBDEL|Shakespeare, William|noicon=x}}

displays as:

Cousin, John William (1910). "Shakespeare, William". A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature. London: J. M. Dent & Sons. Wikisource 

Cite wikisource functions[change source]

This template is based on uses {{Cite wikisource}} and can use some additional parameters from that template if necessary. The most useful of these are:

  • wspage: Page number in the original book. This will link to the anchor corresponding to the page at Wikisource; although that will only be noticeable for longer entries.
    • page: This will display the page number but not link to wikisource.
  • scan: Link to the page scan at Wikisource. Must include the full pagename, including the Page: namespace.
  • quote: A quote from the book. A potential alternative to the comment parameter.

Example[change source]

{{Cite SBDEL|Shakespeare, William|wspage=350|scan=Page:Cousins's Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature.djvu/350|quote=The genius of S. was so intensely dramatic that it is impossible to say confidently when he speaks in his own character.}} Cousin, John William (1910). "Wikisource link to Shakespeare, William". A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature. London: J. M. Dent & Sons. Wikisource. Wikisource page link p. 350. "The genius of S. was so intensely dramatic that it is impossible to say confidently when he speaks in his own character."  Wikisource link [scan]

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