Template:Appletons' link/doc

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Purpose[edit]

This template enables linking from Wikisource articles (usually author pages) to articles in the the Wikisource project Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography.

Usage[edit]

{{Appletons' Link|name of the article}}

The year can also be customized, using the year parameter, and an author can be added with the optional author parameter.

Examples[edit]

{{Appletons' Link|Clay, Henry}}

displays as:

Clay, Henry,” in Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography, New York: D. Appleton and Co. (1891)

and

{{Appletons' Link|Thoreau, Henry David|year=1889}}

displays as:

Thoreau, Henry David,” in Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography, New York: D. Appleton and Co. (1889)

and

{{Appletons' Link|Thoreau, Henry David|year=1889|author=Octavius Brooks Frothingham}}

displays as:

Thoreau, Henry David,” by Octavius Brooks Frothingham in Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography, New York: D. Appleton and Co. (1889)