Posts in the "News" category

COVID-19: Érudit Access and Services

This page will be updated regularly with the latest information about Érudit’s services and access to content on the platform. Thinking through crisis one article at a time – 01/05/2020 The current crisis is reshaping our society as a whole, and the humanities and social sciences are essential to understanding all the issues involved. In […]

Public Knowledge Project Selected for SCOSS

We are delighted to congratulate the Public Knowledge Project team, as PKP has been selected by the Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services (SCOSS) as part of its second funding cycle. SCOSS is a network of institutions committed to providing long-term support to the major components of open access and open science infrastructures. Officially […]

Coalition Publica Strategic Plan Consultation

We’ve been working with our partners Public Knowledge Project on a strategic plan for our joint project Coalition Publica and we’d love to get input from our community. Check out the plan at http://bit.ly/2ObUgSR – you can comment directly in the doc or you can email us at info@coalition-publi.ca. The consultation period ends December 8, […]

Annual Report 2018-2019

  We are pleased to present our 2018-2019 Annual Report. In the past year, we focused on the development of a Canada-wide digital service offering, the internationalization of the Partnership for Open Access, and collaboration with several research teams. This year was also a special one for us, as we celebrated the 20th anniversary of our organization. Have […]

Casa Services and Google Scholar Subscriber links

We work in collaboration with hundreds of libraries and organisations all over the wold to continuously improve the visibility and accessibility of the publications available on our platform. With this in mind, we have recently added two news services developed by Google Scholar, Subscriber Links and CASA, for the majority of subscribed libraries and Érudit […]

UK Research Project – 2019/20

With more than 2 million page views last year, the United Kingdom ranks fourth among countries for consulting our platform. This consultation has also grown significantly over the past few years, with an 180% increase in 2018! In order to better understand the growing use of our collection of 179 Canadian journals in the social […]

Open access policy of the Fonds de recherche du Québec

Érudit welcomes with great interest the Open access policy for the dissemination of research unveiled on April 1, 2019 by the Fonds de recherche du Québec (FRQ). This policy requires that the research results funded by the Fonds be freely available no later than 12 months after their publication. This policy is part of a […]

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: https://nhds.ca/digitizing-canadian-collections-funding-call-apply-now/ 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 […]