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This template is used to present a consistently-formatted table for use in articles about books.

Usage

{{Infobox book
<!-- |italic title = (see above) -->
| name             = 
| image            = <!-- include the file, px and alt: [[File:Example.jpg|200px|alt=Cover]] -->
| image_caption    = 
| author           = 
| title_orig       = 
| translator       = 
| illustrator      = 
| cover_artist     = 
| country          = 
| language         = 
| series           = 
| subject          = 
| genre            = 
| publisher        = 
| publisher2       = 
| pub_date         = 
| english_pub_date = 
| media_type       = 
| pages            = 
| awards           = 
| isbn             = 
| oclc             = 
| dewey            = 
| congress         = 
| preceded_by      = 
| followed_by      = 
}}

Parameters

Please spend some time at WikiProject Books and/or WikiProject Novels for standards on presenting names and other data.

  • Parameters can be safely left blank. Note that you may include an image with no caption, but a caption will not be shown if there is no image.
  • Wikilinks can be used in any of the infobox fields.
name
Book name. If parameter is left blank, name will be inherited from page title.
image
Image (prefer 1st edition – where permitted), include the file, px and alt: [[File:Example.jpg|200px|alt=Cover]] – don't use |thumb| because this adds unnecessary extra frames
image_caption
Image caption (should describe the edition used)
author
Author(s)
title_orig
Original title, if not in English
translator
Translator(s), if original not in English
illustrator
Illustrator (where used throughout and a major feature)
cover_artist
Cover artist
country
Country of original publication
language
Language of original book
series
Series (if any)
subject
(for non-fiction) See index term and library classification
genre
(for fiction) See literary genre
publisher
Publisher of main publication (prefer 1st edition)
publisher2
Compatibility parameter for particularly notable additional publishers
pub_date
Date published (1st edition)
english_pub_date
Date published in English (1st English edition), if originally published in another language
media_type
Print / On-line (then binding types etc., if relevant)
pages
Pages (prefer 1st edition)
awards
Awards(s) the book has won
isbn
Format: "ISBN 1234567890" (prefer 1st edition)
oclc
OCLC number (prefer 1st edition), use when book has no ISBN
dewey
Dewey Decimal System classification
congress
Library of Congress Classification (not to be confused with Library of Congress Control Number)
preceded_by
Title of prior book in series (do not use to connect separate books chronologically}
followed_by
Title of subsequent book in series or sequel (do not use to connect separate books chronologically)

Example

Half of a Yellow Sun
HalfYellowSun.JPG
1st edition cover
AuthorChimamanda Ngozi Adichie
CountryNigeria
LanguageEnglish
GenreNovel
PublisherAlfred A. Knopf
Publication date
January 15, 2007
Media typePrint (Hardback)
Pages448 pp
ISBN9780007200283
OCLC78988623
[[Category:Infobox templates|Template:Remove first word]]
{{Infobox Book
| name          = Half of a Yellow Sun
| title_orig    =
| translator    =
| image         = [[File:HalfYellowSun.JPG|200px]]
| image_caption = 1st edition cover
| author        = [[Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie]]
| illustrator   =
| cover_artist =
| country      = [[Nigeria]]
| language     = [[English literature|English]]
| series       =
| genre        = [[Novel]]
| publisher    = [[Alfred A. Knopf]]
| pub_date     = January 15, 2007
| media_type   = Print ([[Hardback]])
| pages        = 448 pp
| isbn         = 9780007200283
| oclc= 78988623
}}


See also