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Digital publishing chain

Érudit has developed an open source software publishing chain, called Tournesol, which centralizes all steps in the publication of digital documents with superior markup and that meet international standards (Érudit Article and NLM, Dublin Core, etc.).

The Tournesol software is used by the production team of the Université de Montréal’s Centre d’expertise numérique pour la recherche and the University of New Brunswick’s Electronic Text Centre.

Érudit Article format

Érudit Article is an XML markup format adapted to scholarly articles. It provides excellent document organization and wide distribution in search engines.

The Érudit Article format is used for journals published on the Érudit platform as well as the CAIRN and Persée platforms.

Dissemination platform

Searching and viewing publications on the Érudit platform are facilitated by a number of tools:

  • Trilingual interface (French, English, Spanish)
  • Integrated search engine.
  • Improved search features
  • Multiple navigation options; browsing tool (cultural journals)
  • Bibliographic reference management tools (EndNote, RefWorks, Zotero, etc.)
  • Unlimited simultaneous access

Public OAI

Érudit owns a public OAI for harvesting journal records published on its platform. OAI queries are available in OAI-DC and NLM formats. OAI address:

For questions about technologies supported or developed by Érudit, please contact our technology department at