In support of the continued development of the Université de l’Ontario français

The vitality and popularity of French-language scholarly journals in Ontario confirm the relevance of a new Canadian space for education and research in French. Érudit has supported the creation of the Université de l’Ontario français (UOF) from the outset, as well as the launch of Enjeux et société: Approches transdisciplinaires, a new scholarly digital journal […]

Prix du 3-Juillet-1608

A Prestigious Recognition awarded to Érudit for its Involvement in the North-American Francophonie The Conseil supérieur de la langue française has awarded the Prix du 3-Juillet-1608, one of the highest distinctions in the Francophonie, to the Érudit Consortium. This award, commemorating the founding of Quebec City (on July 3rd1608), is given to an organization that […]

The naming of the Advisory Committee of Coalition Publi.ca

Coalition Publi.ca, a national partnership providing sustainable support for journals transitioning to open access. Created in the spring of 2017, Coalition Publi.ca 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New journals on Érudit

There will be 17 new journals on Érudit in 2017 and 2018! Six of these new journals will be accessible in open access : Architecture Canada, Éthique en éducation et formation, Recherches qualitatives, Québec Journal of International Law, Revue Gouvernance and Revue musicale OICRM. The other 11 ones will be accessible in deferred open access (the […]