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Monday, February 04, 2008

Wikitravel Press launches OA print titles

Wikitravel Press, a publishing company formed by the founders of Wikitravel, has released its first print titles, travel guides for Chicago and Singapore. The guides are based on content from the Wikitravel site, which is free to access and licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license. (Wikitravel runs on MediaWiki, the free software developed by the Wikimedia Foundation which also powers Wikipedia.) The guides are available for sale from print-on-demand publisher Lulu. (Thanks to Creative Commons.)