Posts in the "News" category

Implementation of a privacy policy

Following the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) adopted by the European Union, Érudit has issued a “Privacy policy” (read it here) as well as a “Cookie policy” (available here), in compliance with the GDPR requirements, as well as with Quebec’s provisions set out in the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and […]

A Funding Opportunity for a Digitization Project

Érudit recently became aware of this interesting funding opportunity for the digitization of heritage documents: Driven by the National Heritage Digitization Strategy (NHDS) Steering Committee, this initiative aims to “make accessible and preserve documentary heritage material of national significance.” The total amount of funding available per project is $100 000. The deadline to apply is June […]

2016-2017 Annual Report

In the past year, we focused on renewing our Canadian university libraries partnership, a move that enabled the creation of a support fund for open-access journals and helped reduce the restricted access period from 24 to 12 months. We also completed a major overhaul of our platform’s technology and design. Have a look at these […]

CO.SHS Project

Improving the way we produce, discover and explore digital scholarly publications is, in a nutshell, the goal of the Open Cyberinfrastructure for the humanities and social sciences (CO.SHS). The project is led by Vincent Larivière, holder of the Canada Research Chair on the Transformations of Scholarly Communication at the Université de Montréal and scientific director […]

Érudit and PKP support the Jussieu’s Call for Open Science and Bibliodiversity

The Érudit’s and Public Knowledge Project’s team members want to affirm their formal and enthusiastic support for Jussieu’s Call for Open Science and Bibliodiversity. The two organizations, which have been developing open and interoperable research infrastructures for some time, have joined together in 2017 (CO-SHS project) to create a sustainable open access funding model based […]

Érudit and Montreal Public Libraries

From now on, the 186 academic and cultural journals disseminated on Érudit will be available to everyone in Montreal. Thanks to an agreement signed by Érudit and the Montreal Public Libraries Network, 400,000 members now have access to all content available on the Érudit website. All they have to do is go to one of […]

Érudit experiences a growing success in the United States

Crédits : New York Public Library, Rose Main Reading Room – Picture by DAVID ILIFF. License: CC-BY-SA 3.0 – Source. University libraries from Harvard, Yale, Duke, University of Washington, University of Vermont and the New York Public Library (NYPL) have renewed their subscription to Érudit for a third year in a row. This agreement with the […]

2016 PKP Sprint Development

We are pleased to participate this year in the organization of PKP development sprint. This event will take place on 25 and 26 April 2016 at the Carrefour des  arts  et des sciences of the Université de Montréal (Room C-3061, Pavillon Lionel Groulx). PKP is a Canadian organization that develops a suite of Open source […]

Érudit in Europe: Presentation of our Canadian Partnership for Open Access

Érudit-CRKN 2015-2017: A Canadian Partnership for Open Access Érudit signed this winter an important partnership with the consortium of Canadian universities CRKN for the support of the Canadian scholarly publishing and its dissemination in open access. This partnership brings together over 100 scholarly journals and 53 university libraries across Canada and offers an innovative model […]