The importance of National Scholarly journals

“If researchers are told that they must publish in international journals, this will have an effect on their research. For exemple, if I want to publish a sociology research work on Quebec, it will be difficult for me to do it in an American journal because it is far enough away from the issues that interest them. ”

Vincent Larivière, professor at the Université de Montréal and scientific director of Érudit, reminds us of the importance of national scholarly journals for research in the humanities and social sciences. This video is only available in french language:

 

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Issues of scholarly dissemination

Discover the major challenges facing scholarly dissemination through a series of interviews with key players in the field of Canadian research (video only available in french language).