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== Overview ==
 
== Overview ==
  
[http://www.themagpi.com/ The Mag Pi] magazine is written by the Raspberry Pi community for the community.  The authors, layout team and editor come from teaching, IT industry and other professions.  The aim of the magazine is given in detail on [http://www.themagpi.com/mission_statement/ the Mag Pi web site].
 
  
== Obtaining a copy ==
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[http://www.themagpi.com/ The Mag Pi] magazine is written by the Raspberry Pi community for the community and is freely available in multiple electronic formats.  The authors, layout team and editor come from teaching, the IT industry and other professions, based worldwide.
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The aim of the magazine is given in detail on [http://www.themagpi.com/en/about/ the Mag Pi web site].
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== Driven By The Raspberry Pi Community ==
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The magazine is available in [http://www.themagpi.com/ electronic formats] (pdf and flash) as well as a printed magazine.  Since this is a community project, it is helpful to donate a small amount or purchase one printed copy of the magazine.  Proceeds from sales and donations go towards the community and keeping the magazine online.
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The MagPi is a community magazine so we welcome all assistance, in whatever form your can provide, in any or all of the following areas:
  
== Instructions for authors ==
 
  
The [http://www.raspbian.org/ Raspbian] (Debian Wheezy) version of [http://www.scribus.net/canvas/Scribus Scribus] is used for the layout of the magazine.  Articles can be submitted using the Raspbian/Debian version of Scribus or any other format.  Articles can be submitted to the editor (editor@themagpi.com).
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* Article writing / ideas
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* Page layout
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* Graphics
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* Testing
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* Proof reading
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* Documentation
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* Administration
  
== Design or layout contributions ==
 
  
The magazine is on the lookout for additional design and layout assistance.  Those interested in helping should contact the editor (editor@themagpi.com).
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See the above headers for more details, potential volunteers should take a look at [[MagPi_Information_for_new_volunteers|'''Information for volunteers''']] section which explains the services and tools that we use, the [[TheMagPiAuthors|'''Information for authors''']] covers information for potential writers.
  
== Proof reading ==
 
  
Each article is prepared as an [http://issuu.com/themagpi issuu draft] before it is finalised.  The editor welcomes comments on the content, spelling or grammar during the preparation process.
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If something isn't clear, or you need more information, then please get in contact '''editor@themagpi.com'''.

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Overview

The Mag Pi magazine is written by the Raspberry Pi community for the community and is freely available in multiple electronic formats. The authors, layout team and editor come from teaching, the IT industry and other professions, based worldwide.

The aim of the magazine is given in detail on the Mag Pi web site.


TheMagPiCovers.jpg


Driven By The Raspberry Pi Community

The MagPi is a community magazine so we welcome all assistance, in whatever form your can provide, in any or all of the following areas:


  • Article writing / ideas
  • Page layout
  • Graphics
  • Testing
  • Proof reading
  • Documentation
  • Administration


See the above headers for more details, potential volunteers should take a look at Information for volunteers section which explains the services and tools that we use, the Information for authors covers information for potential writers.


If something isn't clear, or you need more information, then please get in contact editor@themagpi.com.