Erudit is the digital gateway to North American French-language
research outputs in Social Sciences and Humanities. Erudit explores more than 200,000 scholarly and cultural publications in the social sciences and humanities in French and English. it includes journals, theses, books, proceedings and research reports.
Erudit includes the full-text of the Journal of the Canadian Historical Association and Ontario History.
SCOAP³ Open Access Project (Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access in Particle Physics Publishing)
is an international open access initiative that was officially launched on January 1, 2014. Convened at CERN in Switzerland, this is the largest scale global open access initiative ever built, involving an international collaboration of over one thousand libraries, library consortia and research organizations. SCOAP³ enjoys the support of funding agencies and has been established in co-operation with leading publishers. Eleven publishers of high quality international journals are participating in SCOAP³. Elsevier, Institute of Physics, and Springer, together with their publishing partners, have been working with the network of SCOAP³ national contact points. Reductions in subscription fees for thousands of participating libraries worldwide have been arranged, making funds available for libraries to support SCOAP³.
Through licences with CRKN, Lakehead is able to offer discounts to APCs (Article Processing Charges) with the following publishers:
American Chemical Society - flat $250 US discount upon submission of manuscript. Authors must identify their institutional affiliation in order to qualify for the discount
Cambridge University Press - 20% discount on APCs for Lakehead-affiliated authors. APC discount is applied upon submission of manuscript. Authors must identify their institutional affiliation in order to qualify for the discount.
Canadian Science Publishing (formerly NRC Research Press) - offers a reduced open access charge to Lakehead researchers who wish to make their published articles open access. The regular fee for the OpenArticle option will be reduced from $3000 per article to $1500 per article.
Elsevier ScienceDirect - For the term of 2021- 2023, authors affiliated with CRKN members participating in the Elsevier ScienceDirect license will be granted a 20% discount on Elsevier’s APCs for both hybrid and gold OA journals. Cell Press, Lancet, and some other society-owned journals will be excluded.
Taylor and Francis - 25% discount on APCs for all CRKN-affiliated authors in T&F Open Select journals. The discount will be automatically applied using T&F's automated submission profile when the author identifies their affiliation to Lakehead University and selects Open Access as the publishing model.