A Partnership to Support
Canadian Scholarly Journals and
Open Access Dissemination


This partnership establishes an innovative model for collaboration between university libraries and scholarly journals, and helps to provide financial support to Canadian publishers during a context of transition to a fully open access model.



a national agreement


Support from 53 Canadian academic libraries


Support for 107 Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) scholarly journals



taking concrete action


Reinforcing the support provided by university libraries to Canadian scholarly publishing


Accelerating the progress of the SSH field of research

Supporting open access



This partnership is an initiative of: 


A not-for-profit consortium managed by Canadian universities (Université de Montréal, Université Laval and UQAM), the Érudit platform is the largest disseminator of French language or bilingual Canadian research results.


The Canadian Research Knowledge Network is a partnership of 75 Canadian universities, dedicated to expanding digital content for the academic research enterprise in Canada.