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Saturday, June 14, 2008

Dutch library consortium joins SCOAP3

The Dutch Universiteitsbibliotheken en de Koninklijke Bibliotheek (UKB) has joined the CERN SCOAP3 project.  From yesterday's announcement:

UKB, the Dutch consortium of the thirteen university libraries and the National Library of the Netherlands, and NIKHEF, the National Institute for Subatomic Physics in the Netherlands, have joined SCOAP3.

M.A.M. Heijne, the president of UKB, commented: "I sincerely hope that this project will be an opportunity to show the world that the challenges in Open Access can be met." ...