A strategic partnership created by Érudit and the Public Knowledge Project.

Journal Support


Journal Support

Coalition Publi.ca’s development priorities:

  1. Publishing services and support for Canadian SSH journals

  2. Shared technological development for publishing software and platforms

  3. Research activities investigating the scholarly publishing ecosystem




Renewing and Expanding the Partnership for Open Access


The Partnership for Open Access is an innovative model for collaboration between university libraries and scholarly journals, providing financial support to Canadian publishers in transition toward complete open access.

Renewing Agreement with Canadian Research Knowledge Network (2018-2022)
Completed spring 2018

Attracting New International Partners (Phase I: France and Belgium)
Completed summer 2018

Attracting New International Partners (Phase II: UK, USA, Europe)
In progress


Services for Journals


Through Coalition Publi.ca, PKP and Érudit are offering Canadian journals a suite of harmonized services that supports the journal publication process from start to finish. They are also developing an educational program to help journals to meet international standards for open access publications.

Staffing Ottawa-based, Bilingual Project Coordinator
Completed summer 2018

Developing Public Service Offer for Journals
Completed fall 2018

Recruiting Journals for Dissemination in 2020
Winter-summer 2019

Developing Open Access Educational Support Program for Journals
Fall 2019