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 22 countries collectively pledged over6.5 Million Euros, 65% of SCOAP3 funding envelope to convert to Open Access the entire literature of the field of High-Energy Physics.
Before the initiative can proceed, more support is needed from U.S. libraries of all sizes and leading libraries worldwide: the SPARC and ACRL FAQs and webcast give more details on how to support.