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This is an image of a page or pages from a collective work such as a newspaper, magazine or encyclopedia that is in the public domain in its country of origin and in the United States. It is not known to contain any legible non-free content. However, the date of death of some of the individual authors is unknown, so some of the text or pictures may be non-free. Do not crop this image to extract selected content without first confirming that this content is in the public domain.
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This documentation is transcluded from Template:Collective work/doc.

The Collective work template creates a warning message on page images from collective works such as newspapers, magazines, encyclopedias or anthologies that may include non-free content.

The template automatically sets the following categories: Collective works or Collective works of [Country]


{{Collective work |country= }}

The template should be included if any of the contributions in the page image, including text and images, may be non-free. This includes text or images where the author is not identified.
For a newspaper, {{Newspaper}} gives a more specific message.
If you are sure that all the content is free, e.g. because all the authors are known to have died more than 70 years ago, use the {{PD-collective-work}} template instead.

Template parameters

countrye.g. France, the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, etc.emptyoptional

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

Placement: In the "Permission" parameter of the {{Information}} template (or the respective parameter of similar templates) or in the "Licensing" section

See also

See Commons:collective work for more details.


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This template is localized through {{Autotranslate}}. The layout of the template can be found under Template:Collective work/layout.

To add your language to the list of languages supported by this template, please copy the code of Template:Collective work/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.