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=== Collection Links ===
Below is a suggested way to format a database collection. This is especially helpful for listing collections on a Wiki page.
 
<nowiki>*'''DATE RANGE''' [URL DATABASENAME] at [URL WEBSITENAME] — index & images, ($)</nowiki><br>
 
'''Example code:'''<br>
<nowiki>*'''1880-1920''' [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10180/sweden-household-examination-books-1860-1947?s=218489221 Sweden Household Examination Books, 1880-1920] at [https://www.myheritage.com MyHeritage] — index & images, ($)</nowiki><br>
 
'''Display result:'''
*'''1880-1920''' Sweden Household Examination Books, 1860-1947 at [www.myheritage.com/Family-Heritage‎ MyHeritage] — index & images, ($)
 
'''Additional guidelines:'''
*Subscription websites should have: ($)
*You can add additional information at then end of the database line such as information regarding how complete the collection is, what it covers, or additional helpful information.
*Additional examples are listed below:<br>
 
'''Additional Examples:'''
*'''1840-2004''' {{RecordSearch|1930397|Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
*'''1840-2004''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60061 Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index, ($)
*'''1639-1962''' [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=new%20york%2cny New York, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast] — index, ($)
*'''1847–1848''' and '''1908–1936''' {{RecordSearch|1618491|New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images<br>
*'''1908–1927''' {{RecordSearch|1618491|New York, County Marriages 1908–1935}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] – index & images, marriage license index on film goes to 1935.
=== Source Citations ===
There is no one way to create a source. You will find many sources in the reference section of wiki pages are using The Chicago Manual of Style, but all are acceptable. Below are some suggested formatting regarding citations. 
==== Reference Bibliography
 
When adding a reference to information within a Wiki article, use the following code:<br>
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