SCOAP3 support in the U.S. passes the 75% mark

Five more U.S. libraries have signed the SCOAP3 Expression of Interest:Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, SUNY Albany, SUNY Buffalo, the University of Michigan, and theUtah State University. With these new partners, SCOAP3 has received pledges for a total of 2.7 Million dollars from leading U.S. libraries and library consortia.

Worldwide, SCOAP3 has received pledges for 6.5 Million Euros, 65% of its funding envelope, from partners in 22 countries.

Before it can move forward, SCOAP3 needs more support from U.S. libraries, of all sizes. The SPARC and ACRL FAQs and webcast give more details on how you can help.