Posts in the "News" category

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: 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 […]