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APS and CERN Sign an Open Access Agreement for SCOAP3

by Jody Bailey April 28, 2017
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Exciting news from the world of particle physics research and open access publishing

"The American Physical Society (APS) and The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), as the Host Organization of SCOAP3 (Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics), are pleased to announce that they have entered into an agreement to publish high-energy physics (HEP) articles in three leading journals of the APS – Physical Review LettersPhysical Review D, and Physical Review C -- under an open access agreement. Under this agreement, authors of articles having a primary designation of 'high energy physics' on arXiv will bear no direct cost to publish articles open access in these APS journals, effective January 1, 2018." For more information, see the APS press release

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"CERN Logo": CERN Publications Section, CC BY 3.0
"Large Hadron Collider Aura Silhouette": Flickr User Har Gobind Singh Khalsa, CC BY-ND 2.0