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 […]

Giving Archives a New Life through Digital Publishing!

The large-scale digitization project carried out by Documentation et bibliothèques in collaboration with the Érudit platform will allow the journal to increase its global readership as well as to provide open access to all its previous issues. Published since 1973 by the Association pour l’avancement des sciences et des techniques de la documentation (ASTED), known […]

Annual Report 17-18

We are pleased to present to you our annual report for the year 2017-2018, during which we have been working hard to consolidate our national mission, to develop the Partnership for Open Access and to launch new research activities. Thirteen new journals joined our platform, of which seven are distributed through fully open access. A new record! […]

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 […]