Two new journals available in fully Open Access

Two journals disseminated on www.erudit.org have adopted an open access model for the publication of their articles. In so doing, all Érudit’s users would have the pleasure of accessing Lien Social & Politiques and Philosophiques in their entirety, including the new issues. Lien Social & Politiques questions public policies through the lens of social links, […]

New Journal on Érudit: BioéthiqueOnline

Editorial line BioéthiqueOnline is an open access academic journal published online since 2012. Born from a collaborative endeavour between Bioethics Program and Bioethics Student Association (AÉBiUM) at Université de Montréal, BioéthiqueOnline has a mandate to share and disseminate research from various bioethics-related fields. Within a context where clinical, public health and technologies ethics, among others, […]

Appointment of Frédéric Bouchard as Chairman of Érudit’s Board of Directors

Consortium Érudit is pleased to announce the appointment of Frédéric Bouchard as Chairman of its Board of Directors. A philosopher of science, Frédéric Bouchard is Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Université de Montréal and the first holder of ÉSOPE Chair in philosophy (2014-2018). He is also Associate vice-president to research, discovery, creation and […]

Érudit Platform Redesign

Towards a new Érudit in autumn 2016! Since several months, our development team has been working on the next release of Érudit platform. Platform’s interface (“front-end”), technologies (“back-end”) and services provided will be updated. The new platform launch is expected for autumn 2016. This new version will offer users an improved reading experience due to […]

Substance Consortium

Last year, the Public Knowledge Project (PKP) and the Collaborative Knowledge Foundation (CoKo) partnered to support an open source ecosystem for knowledge creation and dissemination. Today, we are proud to announce that, in conjunction with Consortium Érudit, we are taking another concrete step towards this common goal. Our three organizations have identified Substance, a JavaScript library […]

2016 PKP Sprint Development

We are pleased to participate this year in the organization of PKP development sprint. This event will take place on 25 and 26 April 2016 at the Carrefour des  arts  et des sciences of the Université de Montréal (Room C-3061, Pavillon Lionel Groulx). PKP is a Canadian organization that develops a suite of Open source […]

Open Access Week: activities and commitment

The Open Access Week is an event that annually brings together hundreds of initiatives worldwide in support of Open Access dissemination of research results. Activities for Open Access Week During this week, we will have the pleasure to present our partnership with the CRKN for the support of scholarly journals and Open Access dissemination: October […]

Launch of a Socio-Economic Study on Canadian Scholarly Journals

Montréal (Québec), July 8, 2015 – At a time when scholarly dissemination is facing major challenges, Érudit is carrying out an important study on Canadian scholarly journals in collaboration with several organizations involved in academic publishing. The Canadian scholarly journal community, made up of 350 or so journals, is going through a period of unprecedented […]

Érudit in Europe: Presentation of our Canadian Partnership for Open Access

Érudit-CRKN 2015-2017: A Canadian Partnership for Open Access Érudit signed this winter an important partnership with the consortium of Canadian universities CRKN for the support of the Canadian scholarly publishing and its dissemination in open access. This partnership brings together over 100 scholarly journals and 53 university libraries across Canada and offers an innovative model […]

Role of university presses in the digital age

With the advent of digital technology and the development of open access to research results , what university presses roles will be required to play in scholarly dissemination ? Benoît Melançon, professor at Université de Montréal and scientific director at Université de Montréal Press answers these questions as part of our series of Issues of scholarly […]