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Template:Cite google book

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Saves you filling out a citation template every time you want to cite a book hosted on Google Books. Just enter {{Cite google book|Google book ID of your source}}. The Google Book ID is the string of characters after id= in the Google Book URL.

If another Wikipedia article already uses that reference (via this family of templates), it will automatically use the existing information to present the full citation details of the reference in the article. If not, a bot will retrieve the information from Google Books and create the citation for you within a few minutes.

Use like this:

<ref name="Example2006">{{Cite google book|NHM9E2UqaB8C}}</ref>

To refer to the same reference elsewhere in the same article, use:

<ref name="Example2006" />

Technical overview

The template works by transcluding a template, which is stored as Template:cite google book/xxxxxxxx. This subpage is filled out by a bot using the {{cite journal}} syntax. If the article already exists in, say, Template:Cite doi, a redirect to the appropriate page will be created.

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