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GoldBookRef is for referencing the Internet version of the IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology, more commonly known as the Gold Book. Parameters are:

  • title: title of the Gold Book entry
  • file: file number at goldbook.iupac.org in the form file=A00037
    • url (optional): full URL of the electronic version, overrides file parameter
  • year (optional): the year in which the original definition was published in Pure and Applied Chemistry

Usage[edit source]

{{GoldBookRef|title=molecule|file=M04002}} gives

International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry. "molecule". Compendium of Chemical Terminology Internet edition.