“How Wikipedia Works” hits our shelves

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Thanks to our friends at No Starch Press, San Francisco-based publishers of one of the largest and most detailed guides to Wikipedia ever printed (and available under the GFDL!) the bookshelves at Wikimedia Foundation’s offices in San Francisco are over-flowing with how-to knowledge.
In January the publishers offered to provide us with a few hundred copies of “How Wikipedia Works” to give to Foundation visitors, particularly editors and contributors.  Authored by Wikimedia Foundation board member Phoebe Ayers, and long-time Wikipedians Charles Matthews and Ben Yates, the 500+ page book discusses the culture, history, technology, and impact of Wikipedia, while also providing a detailed primer for getting involved and participating among the community of editors.
Our thanks to No Starch Press for  their generous donation and their continuing support of the Wikimedia mission.
Jay Walsh, Communications

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I already gave two copies to San Francisco State University Computer Science students. 🙂

howwikipediaworks.com does not work. I do want to download the soft copy.

I would love to have a copy! I’m relying on online versions for a paper in political science, but a print copy would work wonders! 🙂
Besides, there are very few, if any, copies of books on Wikipedia in the Philippines. 😛

I can’t seem to actually find the GFDL version online anywhere. NoStarch requires one to pay for the print edition before getting the ebook. Does anyone know where to get it?

Wikimedia Hungary made available a copy of it on our Wikilibrary shelf at a Budapest university library, but we didn’t get the ebook version…

(understanding “software”.”as is” copyright owner ship )