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13Dec 2018

The Open Access landscape is more dynamic than ever before. International initiatives such as OA2020 or the recently announced Plan S create opportunities to explore new models, confirm existing ideas and challenge others. Many of these initiatives perceive SCOAP3 as a role model or inspiration. At its next Forum, to be held in the first […]

12Apr 2018

Today we have 20.000 reasons to celebrate: since its start in 2014, SCOAP3 has supported the Open Access publication of 20,000 articles. All articles are released under a CC-BY license and are openly accessible on publishers’ websites and the SCOAP3 repository for further distribution. SCOAP3 makes all articles immediately Open Access at no cost or burden […]

15Dec 2017

SCOAP3 held its fourth Forum, on December 7th, 2017. This year’s Forum focused on the impact of SCOAP3 on article downloads and on the upcoming addition of APS journals. A recording of the webinar is now available at https://scoap3.org/scoap3-forum-2017. The video and the accompanying slides provide information on A review of the first 4 years of the initiative (2014-2017); […]

06Nov 2017

SCOAP3 is hosting its annual online Forum on Thursday, December 7th 2017: an open event presenting achievements after almost four years and an outlook into the future of the initiative. The Forum also offers an opportunity to ask questions, and provide feedback to representatives of the SCOAP3 international governance and the operations team at CERN. The audience in […]

27Apr 2017

CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, and the American Physical Society (APS) announced today that they entered into an agreement for SCOAP3. Under this agreement, high-energy physics articles published in the three APS journals Physical Review C, Physical Review D and Physical Review Letters will be open access as from January 2018. All authors worldwide […]

07Dec 2016

SCOAP3 held its third Forum, on December 1st and 5th, 2016. This year’s Forum focused on the review of the first 3 years of the initiative and an outlook on the next 3 years. A recording of the webinar is now available at http://scoap3.org/scoap3-forum-2016. The video and the accompanying slides provide information on the review of the first 3 years of the […]

25Oct 2016

SCOAP3 is hosting its annual online Forum: an open event presenting achievements to date, current status and future plans. The Forum also offers an opportunity to ask questions, and give suggestions, to representatives of the SCOAP3 international governance and the operations team at CERN. The audience in previous years included librarians, publishers, researchers, research administrators and everybody else interested […]

11Oct 2016

Since its start in 2014, SCOAP3 has supported the Open Access publication of almost 13,000 articles in 10 journals. With the first three-years cycle of SCOAP3 drawing to an end, and the successful extension of the initiative for at least three more years, we can now start assessing the impact and the longer-term trends. The four largest […]

20Sep 2016

CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, and the ‘host organization’ of SCOAP3 announced today it has signed contracts with 10 leading scientific publishers and learned societies to extend this Open Access initiative for three more years. This was the last step for this unique global Open Access partnership to continue supporting authors worldwide through […]

19Apr 2016
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The SCOAP3 collaboration announces the extension of this Open Access initiative for three more years, from January 2017 through December 2019. Following the success of the first years of operation of SCOAP3, representatives of the 3,000 SCOAP3 partners in 47 countries, ten scholarly publishers and CERN as the host organisation of the collaboration have now […]