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 […]

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: 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 […]

Érudit and Montreal Public Libraries

From now on, the 186 academic and cultural journals disseminated on Érudit will be available to everyone in Montreal. Thanks to an agreement signed by Érudit and the Montreal Public Libraries Network, 400,000 members now have access to all content available on the Érudit website. All they have to do is go to one of […]

MTL 375 – 2/2

Montreal is always a source of inspiration for scholars and you can find a great selection of articles about the city on Érudit. Since we are celebrating its 375th anniversary this year, we decided to dig through our archives to give you a list of articles on the city, from its diverse neighbourhoods to its […]