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This documentation is transcluded from Template:LOC-meta/doc.

This is a meta template that is used to create other Library of Congress sourcing templates, such as:


{{LOC-meta |id= |format= |division= |division_name= |division_url= |category= |collection_name= }}

Template parameters

Parameter Description Default Status
id The digital ID of the work http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.division/digitalid empty required
format the type of the media. image, map, audio fragment, video fragment image optional
division The code of the LoC Division. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.division/digitalid empty required
division_name The Name of the Division. for instance: Prints and Photographs Division When known based on division optional
division_url A URL to the webpage of the specific division When known based on division optional
category The category in which images tagged with this template should be placed Category:Images from the Library of Congress optional
collection_name Specifies the name of the Library of Congress collection the material is part of. For instance: the American Memory Collections. empty optional

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: no user group specified

Relies on:


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

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

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