2018 Call for Applications – Scholarly Journals

Érudit is launching a call for applications for scholarly journals wishing to be distributed on its platform as of January 2018. The journal must send its application before April 28, 2017. Applications received after this date will be evaluated for the following year, 2019.

Selection Criterias

To be eligible, applicant journals must meet the following criterias:

  • The journal is peer reviewed;
  • The editor of the journal is a professor in a Canadian post-secondary institution;
  • A third of the journal’s editorial board consists of researchers affiliated with a Canadian post-secondary institution;
  • The journal has been published for at least two years as a peer-reviewed academic journal;
  • The journal publishes a minimum of eight academic articles per year.

To Prepare Your Application File

  1. Complete the online application form at http://bit.ly/2lkszqJ
  2. Send 3 issues of the journal (print orPDF version) at Érudit: 
    • By email: edition@erudit.org
    • By mail:
      Consortium Érudit, Université de Montréal
      Pavillon 3744 Jean-Brillant, bureau 6500, BRDV-CEN-R
      Case postale 6128, succursale Centre-ville
      Montréal (Québec) CANADA
      H3C 3J7
  3. Choose a type of digital production. Érudit will provide applicant journals with a digital production plan with three options:
    • Minimal
    • Complete
    • Previous Issues
  4. Once journals have selected either digital production option, Érudit’s editorial board will examine the applications and notify journals whether or not they have been accepted to be published on the Érudit platform. The decision will be transmitted before June 1, 2017.
  5. Sign contracts between the journal and Érudit. Contracts must be returned to Érudit before September 1, 2017, otherwise the journal cannot be integrated for the year 2018.

Services provided by Érudit to journals

  • Digital publishing
    Érudit provides XML file markup and production for current and back issues. This format allows for optimum interoperability and multiple publishing formats (XHTML, ePub, PDF, etc.).
  • Dissemination
    Érudit has signed agreements with most international aggregators, like Google Scholar or EBSCO, and Crossref for DOI (Digital Object Identifier), ensuring full visibility of published articles.
  • Preservation
    Érudit works with international partners, like Portico, to ensure permanent archiving of platform content.
  • Commercialization
    Journals can choose to be published commercially (subscription access to last 12 months; open access to archives) or with full open access.
    Depending on their choice, Érudit assists the journals through various commercialization strategies (subscription sales, consortium agreements, support funds for open access, peripheral revenue, etc.). More than 1,000 libraries worldwide have subscription agreements with Érudit.

Note: Only publishing services are charged to the journals, who remain owners of all their digital files produced.

Contact

Hocine Chehab, Digital Publishing Officer
edition@erudit.org
514 343-6111, #44607

About Érudit

Érudit is the largest disseminator for Canadian research results in humanities and social sciences and an interuniversity consortium of Université de Montréal, Université Laval and Université du Québec à Montréal. Érudit is supported by Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture and has been recognized as a major science initiative by the Canada Foundation for Innovation.