Template:Cite archival metadata

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"[{{{url}}} {{{title}}}]". Prepared for the {{{repository}}}, {{{location}}}.

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This template can be used to cite a finding aid or other instance of archival metadata. For open metadata released under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 and GNU Free Documentation license please use Template:Cite_open_archival_metadata. This template was copied from the open archival metadata template and then changed to fit the needs of general archival metadata.

Usage[change source]

This template includes four required parameters (title, url, repository, and location) and three optional parameters (author, date, and accessdate).

{{Cite archival metadata
|author = [author(s) of document, if listed]
|title = [title of document]
|url = [URL of document]
|repository = [repository where the archival or special collection is held]
|location = [geographic location of the repository]
|date = [date document was published, if provided]
|accessdate = [date document was accessed online]
}}

Example[change source]

The syntax...[change source]

{{Cite archival metadata
|author = Finding aid authors: Amanda Clark and GlendaLynn Ainsworth
|title = Guide to the Richard L. and Claudia L. Bushman papers
|url = https://findingaid.lib.byu.edu/viewItem/MSS%202052
|repository = L. Tom Perry Special Collections
|location = Provo, UT
|date = 2014
|accessdate = March 29, 2016
}}

...will produce[change source]

Example text.[1]

Notes and references[change source]

  1. Finding aid authors: Amanda Clark and GlendaLynn Ainsworth (2014). "Guide to the Richard L. and Claudia L. Bushman papers". Prepared for the L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Provo, UT. Retrieved 29 March 2016.