Open access in Canada

To mark International Open Access Week, we’re pleased to share key findings from a recent study on open access in Canada. The study was conducted by Érudit’s Scientific Director Vincent Larivière, who is also a professor at the University of Montreal and the Canada Research Chair in the Transformations of Scholarly Communication, and Virginie Paquet, Master’s […]

The journal Circuit is turning 30!

This year, the journal Circuit is celebrating having been publishing for 30 years. Founded in 1989 by Lorraine Vaillancourt and Jean-Jacques Nattiez, the journal publishes articles in both French and English on contemporary music in Quebec, North America, and elsewhere. Its title is a tribute to Serge Garant (1929-1986), preeminent figure in Quebec’s musical landscape […]

Reflections on the Black Lives Matter movement

Recent events related to the Black Lives Matter movement, taking place in the United States, Canada and elsewhere in the world, have shown us the scope and complexity of the systems that contribute to the marginalization of Black, Indigenous and racialized persons in our society. We believe that the humanities and social sciences help provide […]

A partnership between Érudit and DOAJ: towards greater visibility and discoverability for open access French-language and bilingual scientific journals

DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals) and Érudit have entered into a partnership for a project aimed at encouraging and helping peer-reviewed open access (OA) journals disseminated on the erudit.org platform to be indexed in DOAJ. DOAJ has set an international standard for peer-reviewed open access (OA) journals. Today, the index includes 14,450 journals from […]

Thinking through the COVID-19 crisis

It’s been several months since our daily lives were turned upside down by the COVID-19 pandemic. While the catchphrase of the hour sounds optimistic, we are aware that the reality is infinitely more complex than this slogan suggests. More than ever, we know how necessary it is to understand the ecological, economic and political origins of […]

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 […]

Laval théologique et philosophique is turning 75

Founded in 1945, the journal Laval théologique et philosophique has a rich history of both continuity and transformations. Enriching intellectual life From 1945 to the late 1960s, the journal was greatly influenced by the writings of Saint Thomas Aquinas. Following epistemological transformations in the mid-twentieth century, the intellectual thrust of Laval théologique et philosophique has […]

Call for applications – Scholarly journals 2021

Canadian scholarly journals wishing to be disseminated on the Érudit platform (erudit.org) may apply until March 27, 2020. For more information and to learn about the application process, visit https://apropos.erudit.org/en/collections-en/journals/call-for-applications/ 

Interview with Jean-Claude Guédon

Over the past several years, Jean-Claude Guédon, a leading advocate in the open access movement, has been actively calling for a revival of the true purpose of scholarly research—what he calls the Great Scientific Conversation. In support of this idea, the former Université de Montréal comparative literature professor took part in the Budapest Initiative for […]