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02Feb 2010

In the last two weeks nine more U.S. libraries have expressed their support to the SCOAP3 initiative: Allegheny College Auburn University Bowdoin College Southern Illinois University Carbondale University of Alabama at Birmingham University of Maryland University of Nevada, Las Vegas Vanderbilt University Wayne State University Over 150 U.S. libraries and library consortia have pledged over […]

15Jan 2010

Over the last weeks seven more U.S. university libraries expressed their support to the SCOAP3 initiative: Indiana University, Pennsylvania State University, Michigan State University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Rockefeller University, Trinity University and the University of Notre Dame. Worldwide, SCOAP3 partners in 23 countries collectively pledged over 6.6 Million Euros, or 9.5 Million dollars, corresponding to […]

17Dec 2009

There is great excitement in the High-Energy Physics community for the successful start of the operations of the LHC collider. This scientific watershed is relevant for the Open Access community as well: the first LHC physics results, from the ALICE Collaboration, have just been published by Springer in the European Physical Journal C. This article […]

15Dec 2009

In recent weeks five more U.S. university library have expressed their support to the SCOAP3 initiative: Carnegie Mellon University Creighton University Macalester College Northeastern University and the University of Kentucky. As of today, SCOAP3 has received pledges for over 2.8 Million dollars from over a hundred U.S. libraries and libraries consortia. Worldwide, SCOAP3 partners in […]

01Sep 2009

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 […]

04Aug 2009

Six more U.S. libraries have signed the SCOAP3 Expression of Interest: East Carolina University, Savannah River National Laboratory, the University of Iowa, the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the University of Mississippi and Wake Forest University. These new SCOAP3 partners join a long list of supporters in the U.S. who have collectively pledged about 3/4 of […]

12Jul 2009

Material from recent SCOAP3 events is now online: Slides from the July 11th forum at ALA Slides from the June 14th forum at SLA Slides and video of the June 10th SPARC and ACRL webcast. More information on SCOAP3 is also in the SPARC and ACRL FAQs for U.S. libraries

01Jul 2009

The SCOAP3 Open Access initiative has a unique potential to transform scholarly communication. It offers an opportunity to U.S. libraries of all sizes to experiment with Open Access in a cost-neutral fashion and make a real difference in Open Access. Come to the SCOAP3 forum at ALA in Chicago on July 11th to learn how […]

23Jun 2009

Finland joins SCOAP3

June 23, 2009

The FinELib has joined SCOAP3 on behalf of Finland. With Finland, the SCOAP3 membership now counts 21 countries in America, Australasia, Europe and the Middle East, as well as large number of leading U.S. libraries and an international organization. These partners have collectively pledged 63% of the SCOAP3 budget envelope of 10 million Euros/year.

27May 2009

The SCOAP3 Open Access initiative has a unique potential to transform scholarly communication. It offers an opportunity to U.S. libraries of all sizes to experiment with Open Access in a cost-neutral fashion and make a real difference in Open Access. Come to the SCOAP3 forum at SLA in Washington on June 14th to learn how […]