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How to Edit Wikipedia - Women of Wikipedia Editathons

Information and resources relevant to the Women on Wikipedia Edit-a-thon hosted annually by Emory Libraries

Template: Infobox

The following templates contain the recommended basic fields to use when adding an infobox to a person's guide.  If a piece of information is not available (e.g. birthplace), you may remove that field from the template.

Many more options are available!  For a complete list of fields, please visit: Wikipedia's Infobox Template (Person)

Infobox Templates

  • Infobox: Living Person

    {{Infobox person
    | name = Preferred full name
    | birth_date = {{birth date and age|YYYY|MM|DD}}
    | birth_place = [[City, State Abbreviation]]
    | occupation = Occupation
    | known_for = Area of renown/notability
    }}

  • Infobox: Deceased Person

    {{Infobox person
    | name = Preferred full name
    | birth_date = {{Birth date|YYYY|MM|DD}}
    | birth_place = [[City, State Abbreviation]]
    | death_date = {{Death date and age|YYYY|MM|DD|YYYY|MM|DD}} <!--(death date then birth date)-->
    | death_place = [[City, State Abbreviation]]
    | occupation = Occupation
    | known_for = Area of renown/notability
    }}

Template: Further Reading

The following templates are designed to help you get started adding sources to a "Further Reading" list. For a complete list of citation templates, visit: Wikipedia's Citation Templates 

Citation Templates

  • Book Chapter

    ==Further Reading==
    *{{cite book
    | last1 = AUTHOR-LAST-NAME
    | first1 = AUTHOR-FIRST-NAME
    | chapter = CHAPTER-TITLE
    | pages = PAGES
    | editor1-last = EDITOR1-LAST-NAME
    | editor1-first = EDITOR1-FIRST-NAME
    | editor2-last = EDITOR2-LAST-NAME
    | editor2-first = EDITOR2-FIRST-NAME
    | title = BOOK-TITLE
    | date = PUBLICATION-DATE
    | publisher = PUBLISHER
    | location = PUBLICATION-LOCATION
    | isbn = ISBN
    | url = WORLDCAT-URL
    }}

  • Entire Book

    ==Further Reading==
    *{{cite book
    | last1 = AUTHOR-LAST-NAME
    | first1 = AUTHOR-FIRST-NAME
    | title = BOOK-TITLE
    | date = PUBLICATION-DATE
    | publisher = PUBLISHER
    | location = PUBLICATION-LOCATION
    | isbn = ISBN
    | url = WORLDCAT-URL
    }}

  • Journal, Magazine, or Newspaper Article

    ==Further Reading==
    *{{cite journal
    | last1 = AUTHOR-LAST-NAME
    | first1 = AUTHOR-FIRST-NAME
    | title = ARTICLE-TITLE
    | journal = JOURNAL-TITLE
    | date = PUBLICATION-DATE
    | volume = VOLUME
    | issue = ISSUE
    | pages = PAGES
    | doi = DOI
    | url = PUBLISHER-URL
    | accessdate = ACCESS-DATE
    }}

  • Webpage or Website

    ==Further Reading==
    *{{cite web
    | last1 = AUTHOR-LAST-NAME
    | first1 = AUTHOR-FIRST-NAME
    | title = WEBPAGE-TITLE
    | url = WEBPAGE-URL
    | website = WEBSITE-TITLE
    | publisher = PUBLISHER
    | accessdate = ACCESS-DATE
    }}

Templates Sampler: Basic Templates for a Living Person

Infobox:

{{Infobox person
| name  =  Preferred full name
| image =  Wikipedia-logo-v2.jpg
| alt = Image description for visually impaired
| caption = Caption for image
| birth_date =  {{birth-date and age|YYYY|MM|DD}}
| birth_place = [[City, State Abbreviation]]
| occupation = Occupation
| known_for = Area of renown/notability
}}

Beginning of article: '''Name of Person''' (birth date - death date) followed by a description of who the person is or was to establish notability.


==Biography==
Biographical information on the person with references.

Example reference (see more templates above): 
<ref>{{cite book|last1=AUTHOR-LAST-NAME|first1=AUTHOR-FIRST-NAME|title=BOOK-TITLE|date=PUBLICATION-DATE|publisher=PUBLISHER|location=PUBLICATION-LOCATION|isbn=ISBN|url=WORLDCAT-URL}}</ref>


==See also==
*[[Relevant Wikipedia Page Title]]


==References==
{{reflist}}

{{DEFAULTSORT:LAST-NAME, FIRST-NAME}}