SCOAP3 held a Webinar on November 18, 2014 to outline the achievements to date, discuss the status of the initiative and its future plans.

A recording of the webinar is now available at
The video and the accompanying slides provide supporting information to libraries, funding agencies and publishers on

  • General introduction and current status of the SCOAP3 partnership and operations
  • Introduction to the SCOAP3 repository and functionalities (especially for libraries)
  • Outlook and future developments of SCOAP3

The SCOAP3 partnership looks forward to continue engaging with participating libraries as well as colleagues in libraries and countries not yet participating in this initiative. Please contact us if you would like to understand more about how scientists in your country are already benefiting by publishing Open Access articles at no direct charges, and how participating publishers have lowered their subscription fees for journals participating in SCOAP3.