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For items with a wikidata Q number, {{subst:InformationQ|Q12345678}} will substitute the {{{Information}} template with content from wikidata.

Syntax description[edit]

Mandatory parameters[edit]

Describe of the content, (historical) background, and in the case of scientific data, a brief scientific analysis of the media file.
Explain where the file is acquired from. Please specify accurately. For instance:
  1. Work of the uploader himself/herself: Specify {{Own}}.
  2. Acquired from a website: Specify the URL of the web page from which it is acquired. Optionally, include a direct link to the file. (Never include a direct link alone.)
  3. Scanned from a book or magazine: Specify the title, author, publisher, publication year, ISBN and page of the book or title, issue, volume, publication month and year, ISSN (if available) and page of the journal. You can use {{cite book}} and {{cite journal}}.

Other parameters[edit]

Date of creation, or date of publication. Format as 2020-05-30 or 30 May 2020. Avoid ambiguous formats like 02/03/04 which can refer to 2 March 2004, 3 February 2004, 4 March 2002 or 3 April 2002, depending on the geographical origin of the person who sees it.
Author(s) of the file. If no individual person is known, use the name of the institution that owns, published or released the file. For your own work, include your real name and/or username, such as: Jimmy Wales (User:Jimbo Wales).
Optional. Not to be mistaken with license. Description of the permissions granted by the copyright holder. Use only when the accompanying license tag is not enough. Note that the media file must still be tagged with the appropriate license template. Select a copyright tag from Wikiversity:License tags.
Other versions
Optional. Links to other versions of this image. The links may be in form of a list of links or thumbnails of the other versions of the image. Please only link to images that can be used instead of the image at hand; do not use this field as a mean of grouping related files. Instead, use categories.
Additional information
Optional. Contains other information about this image that doesn't fit somewhere else. For example, information that might be relevant to determining a file's proper copyright status (e.g. weblinks) might be provided this way.


Example for File:Anders-Celsius-Head.jpg:

|Description=Part of an oil painting of Anders Celsius. Painting by Olof Arenius (1701 - 1766). The original painting is placed in the astronomical observatory of Uppsala University.
|Source=Astronomical observatory of Uppsala University
* Source site: http://www.astro.uu.se/history/Celsius_eng.html
* Source URL: http://www.astro.uu.se/history/images/celsius3.jpg
|Date=Between 1701 - 1766
|Author=Olof Arenius
|Permission=Copyright expired as artist died more than 70 years ago
|Other_versions=[[:File:Anders-Celsius.jpeg]] (full image)