"Memory Alpha," the Online Star Trek Encyclopedia, Surpasses 25,000 Article Mark

Site growing into one of the largest and most definitive online references for all-things Star Trek.

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San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) June 20, 2007

"Memory Alpha," the free Star Trek encyclopedia, today announced that it has surpassed the 25,000 article mark, making it one of the largest online sources for information on the Star Trek franchise, including current Star Trek news, show and character history and fun trivia.

Founded in November 2003, "Memory Alpha" has grown tremendously in size and popularity ever since and strives to become the most definitive, accurate, and accessible encyclopedia for everything related to Star Trek. "Memory Alpha" is structured as a "wiki," so every visitor can also easily become a contributor to the site. Over the past four years, "Memory Alpha" has attracted contributors and editors from all over the world and spawned editions in twelve other languages.

To learn more about "Memory Alpha" and to contribute your own Star Trek knowledge, please visit the site online at: http://memory-alpha.org

Since February 2005, Memory Alpha has been hosted by Wikia, Inc.

About Wikia, Inc.
Since Wikia's launch in November 2004, more than 650,000 articles on 2,700 topics have been created and edited by over 100,000 registered users in 66 languages.

Wikia enables groups to share information, news, stories, media and opinions that fall outside the scope of an encyclopedia. Jimmy Wales and Angela Beesley launched Wikia in 2004 to provide community-based wikis inspired by the model of Wikipedia -- the free, open source encyclopedia founded by Jimmy Wales.

Wikia is committed to openness, inviting anyone to contribute web content. Authors retain their own copyrights and allow others to freely reuse their content under a variety of GNU and Creative Commons Licenses, allowing widespread distribution of knowledge and ideas.

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