Posted by: bluesyemre | October 3, 2012

SCOAP3 (Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics)


  • SCOAP3  is an international consortium of research institutions, funding agencies, libraries and library consortia with the mission of converting to Open Access the peer-reviewed literature in particle physics, in partnership with leading publishers. It counts an increasing list of hundreds of interested parties in 29 countries. “It is gratifying to see how the model of international collaboration in particle physics has been applied to addressing the important societal issue of open access to scientific information,” said CERN Director General Rolf Heuer. “I am proud that CERN has contributed to exploring win-win solutions to this issue, which is important to both scientists and science policy makers the world over.”

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