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English: Marks files provided by the British Library

The template automatically sets the following categories: Category:Images from the British Library


{{British Library image |url= |shelfmark= |ms-shelfmark= |ios= |dips= |system= }}

Template parameters

Parameter Description Default Status
url URL of existing copy on BL website. Use for items posted to a blog, etc empty optional
shelfmark Shelfmark for published items (monographs, maps, etc) empty optional
ms-shelfmark Shelfmark for archive or manuscript items empty optional
ios ID from India Office Select Materials catalogue - must also have ms-shelfmark set empty optional
dips ID from DIPS (Digitised Manuscripts viewer) empty optional
system System ID from the Explore book catalogue (nine-digit number) empty optional

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: the File namespace

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: all users

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To add your language to the list of languages supported by this template, please copy the code of Template:British Library image/en (or any other language version you prefer to translate) and replace the text strings in there (the form below can be used to create a translation, the English version is preloaded in the edit box). Please change the parameter lang from en (or whatever language you are translating) to the language code of your language.

Last modified on 6 March 2014, at 21:27