is rapidly gaining momentum: within a few months, many European countries
have expressed their interest in joining the consortium and many more
are expected to follow suit in the coming months, with more and more
awareness rising in the rest of the world. Over a third of the required
budget envelope has already been pledged or will be pledged shortly.
But without broad consensus
and involvement from the leading US libraries and library consortia,
Therefore, we would like to invite representatives of US libraries and US library consortia to a US SCOAP3 focal meeting at the University of California at Berkeley on February 29, 2008. This is an opportunity for individual libraries and library consortia to learn more about this unique initiative. The goal of this event is to explain the SCOAP3 model objectives and implementation and to bring together our insight and experience to understand how a re- direction of subscriptions toward SCOAP3 might be achieved.
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