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Why Érudit?

Knowledge Is Just a Few Clicks Away

A Diverse and Rigorously Curated Corpus

The journals disseminated on Érudit reflect the variety of the scholarly and cultural production in the Canadian and global humanities and social sciences. These journals are thoroughly selected by our scientific committee and meet the criteria defined by the national scientific agencies.

200 000

available articles

+ 10 000

new publications annually

Breakdown by discipline

Number of subscribing or partner libraries by country

United States 32.4%
Canada 27.1%
France 8.1%
United Kingdom 4.8%
Spain 4.5%
Others 22.8%

+ 38 million

page views per year

Platform with a Global Readership

By favouring open access as well as different dissemination strategies, we promote research and provide knowledge to all, transcending geographical and financial barriers.

Services Provided in Support of Bibliodiversity

By offering affordable services provided by professionals, and by establishing partnerships with libraries and institutions worldwide, we put forth a true alternative to the for profit scholarly publishing model.


membership agreements or partnerships with libraries


funded scholarly journals

Science Working for the Common Good

A Canadian not-for-profit inter-university consortium

We are run by publishers, librarians and academics, and our mission is funded by the Canadian and Quebec governments.

An open digital infrastructure

All the software we use or develop is written in open-source code. They are available free of charge so that they can be modified and redistributed in a community development context.

A fair and sustainable model for scholarly journals

We wish to shift the power dynamic in the realm of scholarly communication and to relieve the pressure exerted by the major for-profit publishers on libraries, among others.

A unifying initiative for the field of scholarly publishing

With the Public Knowledge Project, we have created Coalition Publica. Coalition Publica brings together stakeholders from the national and international research and publication sector in order to develop services in technologies in line with the needs of its various communities.

Communities and Engagement

For over 25 years, we having been working hand in hand with research centres, university presses, libraries, and other institutions dedicated to the dissemination of knowledge.