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I have noticed, while searching the internet, that it is possible to find archived PDFs of older magazines online. These PDFs are apparently free to read.

Here is one (it links to Dragon #109):

My question is, would it be permissible to add a url field to various citation templates that link directly to these PDFs? On one hand, it would allow users (and editors) to view the source information. On the other hand, I am not sure if it is some sort of copyright violation.

Personally, I favor linking. But I have posted here so that everyone may make their opinions heard.
--SilverTiger12 (talk) 15:21, May 5, 2019 (UTC)

Those sites are not official, and are in fact hosting pirated content. While useful, it would not be proper for us to link to pirate sites. We want to maintain a good relationship with Wizards.
Ir'revrykal (talk) 15:30, May 5, 2019 (UTC)
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