16Nov 2007

Springer announcement

November 16, 2007

Springer makes a further step towards Open Access: The European Physical Journal C, which is among the potential initial partners of SCOAP3, is willing to negotiate with funding agencies interested in Open Access to become fully Open Access. In anticipation of such successful negotiations, all experimental papers accepted by The European Physical Journal C will […]

06Nov 2007

The rectors and council chairmen of Greek Universities confirm the participation of the Greek academic community in SCOAP3. The financial support will be covered by the Greek Library Association’s budget, completed by the participating universities.

18Sep 2007


September 18, 2007

Robert Aymar, CERN Director General, signs the Expression of Interest to join the SCOAP3 consortium.

18Sep 2007

INFN (Italy) joins SCOAP3

September 18, 2007

The INFN (Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Italy) expresses its interest to join the SCOAP3 consortium.

14Sep 2007

On behalf of the Assembly of Greek universities, the University of Patras signs the Expression of Interest to join the SCOAP3 consortium.

15Aug 2007

ICFA, the International Committeefor Future Accelerators, a major forum for future directions inHigh-Energy Physics, encourages concerned parties from all worldregions to actively get involved in the SCOAP3 initiative to ensure itssuccess. ICFA also invites its members to facilitate the implementationof SCOAP3 by raising awareness on open-access publishing in theircommunities. Read their statement.

09Aug 2007

Germany joins SCOAP3

August 9, 2007

The representatives of the Helmholtz consortium (DESY,HMI, FZK, GSI), Max Planck Society (MPG), and TechnischeInformationsbibliothek (TIB) sign the Expression of Interest to jointhe SCOAP3 consortium.