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Template:PlainCitePub invokes Module:References using Lua.


This template exactly like Template:CitePub, with two exceptions. First, it is not a reference template in the sense that it does not create footnote-styled references. Instead, it creates the same text that {{CitePub}} would as a non-reference. This is desirable if a certain publication is the source of the majority of an article, as having the same reference at the end of every sentence. Second, it does not have the "name" parameter, as this only applies to footnote-style references.

{{PlainCitePub |author= |title= |pages= |publisher= |pubyear= }}


The author of the publication, last name then first. If no author is listed, set to "no".


The title of the publication.


The pages which are being cited, use hyphens to denote a page range, and commas to separate pages and page ranges, e.g. 3, 4, 5-7, 10.


The publisher of the publication, usually found on the back cover, the spine, or the first few pages.


The year the publication was published.

Standard parameters

The following parameters are standard across all citation templates.


Optional. This parameter allows you to add text beginning one space after the end of the citation. Having no formatting (meaning you will have to format it yourself), this area can be used for anything you require.

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