Posts in the "Press release" category

The naming of the Advisory Committee of Coalition

Coalition, a national partnership providing sustainable support for journals transitioning to open access. Created in the spring of 2017, Coalition aims to establish an infrastructure dedicated to the digital production and dissemination of research results in the Canadian humanities and social sciences (HSS). The  project is now guided by an advisory committee with […]

Salons: Perspectives on society through scholarly journals

In this era of alternative facts and the 24-hour news cycle, online magazine Salons reminds us that scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences play a key role understanding and advancing our society. Each month between June 2017 and June 2018, a well-known researcher and stakeholder in the cultural or academic fields will provide […]

Important acknowledgement of the Érudit-CRKN partnership in support of scholarly journals and open access

The initiative led by Érudit and the Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) earned an Outstanding Collaboration Award from the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services, a branch of the American Library Association. Recently renewed for 2017, the Érudit-CRKN partnership has facilitated a new model agreement between 53 university libraries and 117 scholarly journals, transforming […]

Launch of the campaign “You can never know too much”

Érudit is launching an advertising campaign to encourage scholars and curious minds to never stop learning: a beautiful way of showing the quality and richness of the journals disseminated on our new platform. With this complete makeover, our platform is indeed more scalable, open and more user friendly than ever. This campaign, which will unfold […]

The Canada Foundation for Innovation renews its support to Érudit

With a new investment of $4.1 million from the CFI, the Érudit dissemination and research platform hopes to expand its services to a wider Canadian community. The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has awarded a new $4.1 million grant to Érudit as part of its 2017-2022 Major Science Initiatives Fund competition. Through this competition, the […]

Quebec CEGEP libraries renew their support for Canadian scholarly and cultural publications through the Érudit-CCSR agreement.

More than 140,000 Quebec students and teachers will continue to enjoy privileged access to one of the largest corpuses of journals in the humanities and social sciences in Canada through the renewed agreement between Érudit and the 50 CEGEP libraries who are members of the CCSR. The renewed agreement confirms the CEGEP network’s strong interest […]

4.3 M investment to create a Canadian Cyberinfrastructure for humanities and social sciences research

Press release – For immediate release The Canada Foundation for Innovation announced the funding of 7 national cyberinfrastructures, including the Open Science SSH Cyberinfrastructure under the direction of Vincent Larivière, holder of the Canada Research Chair on the Transformations of Scholarly Communication of Université de Montréal and Érudit scientific director. With a total funding of […]

Launch of a Socio-Economic Study on Canadian Scholarly Journals

Montréal (Québec), July 8, 2015 – At a time when scholarly dissemination is facing major challenges, Érudit is carrying out an important study on Canadian scholarly journals in collaboration with several organizations involved in academic publishing. The Canadian scholarly journal community, made up of 350 or so journals, is going through a period of unprecedented […]

Appointment of Vincent Larivière as Scientific Director of Érudit

Press release Montréal (Québec), April 17, 2015 – The dissemination and research platform Érudit is proud to announce the appointment of Professor Vincent Larivière as its Scientific Director. In this capacity, Mr. Larivière will participate in the planning of Érudit’s strategic orientation and will be the institution’s spokesperson to the research community. He will also […]

Investment of $1.4 million in the Érudit platform by the Canada Foundation for Innovation

Press release Montréal (Québec), January 23, 2015 – The Érudit dissemination and research platform has received $1.4 million from the Canada Foundation of Innovation in order to strengthen the services it provides to Canadian universities, accelerate its technological development, and support the development of digital research in social sciences and the arts. “Érudit was launched […]