Tag Archives: physics

SCOAP3 celebrates the publication of its 20,000th open access article

(13 April 2018) 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 for authors thanks to […]


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Register now for the SCOAP3 Forum 2017

(6 November 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. […]


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New sponsorship model broadens arXiv membership

(26 January 2017) A new sponsorship model for arXiv.org aims to encourage more libraries and research institutions around the world to support the repository by becoming members. To help broaden membership, arXiv’s leadership and Anurag Acharya, co-creator of Google Scholar, have worked together to develop a model in which individual sponsors provide membership fees for […]


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Register now for the SCOAP3 Forum 2016

(25 October 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 […]


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SCOAP3 extension gets under way

(20 September 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 […]


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SCOAP3 initiative extended for three more years

(15 April 2016) 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 […]


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10,000 SCOAP3 articles published open access

(21 March 2016) SCOAP3 celebrates the publication of its 10,000th open access article. Since the start of its operation in 2014, the initiative has supported open access publication of High-Energy-Physics articles in 10 high-quality peer-reviewed journals. More than 18,000 scientists from over 90 countries have benefited from this initiative without any financial or administrative burden, […]


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The SCOAP3 repository: OAI-PMH feed now available

(18 July 2014) The SCOAP3 repository hosts Open Access articles published under the SCOAP3 initiative. It is built on Open Source software and is now open for the community to harvest content through OAI-PMH feeds. It has been recently featured at the Open Repository 2014 conference. The SCOAP3 initiative has converted to Open Access the majority of the […]


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SCOAP3 to start on 1 January 2014

(5 December 2013, Geneva) CERN has announced that after intense preparations and consensus building, SCOAP3 Open Access publishing initiative will start on 1 January 2014. With the support of partners in 24 countries, a vast fraction of scientific articles in the field of High-Energy Physics will become open access at no cost for any author; […]


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