Université de Montréal

Bibliothèques de l'Université de Montréal

Academic Library · Canada

Direction du soutien à la recherche, la réussite et l'enseignement des Bibliothèques


Marie-Hélène Vézina, Librarian, Digital projects / Bibliothécaire, Projets numériques
Phone: 514 343-6111 x5225
Email: soutien-revues@bib.umontreal.ca

Program Overview

We have been disseminating our ETDs through our IR since 2009 (mandatory deposit for students) as well as other research outputs (articles, preprints, book chapters,etc.). We also provide, since 2018, online hosting and related training and support at no charge for scholarly journals (OJS server) that are published by University's community members. Lately we also have been involved with OER's projects.
  • Publishing activities began: 2009
  • Stage of publishing efforts: 3 - Established
  • Open access focus: Central to mission
  • Portion of Open Access publications: All
  • Publishing Languages: French, English

Program Organization

  • Organization of publishing services: Centralized library publishing unit/department
  • Advisory/editorial board: No
  • Total staffing in Full Time Equivalents (FTE): 2
  • Individual people: 5
  • Funding sources: Library operating budget

Publishing Activities

  • Databases
  • Datasets
  • Educational resources
  • Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs)
  • Grey literature
  • Journals
  • Monographs

Journal Publishing:
  • Journals published: 7
  • Campus-based faculty-created: 6
  • Peer-reviewed: 5
Monograph/Book Publishing:
  • Monographs published: 2
Open Educational Resources Publishing:
  • Open Educational Resources: 3


Top Publications:
  • Canadian Journal of Bioethics / Revue canadienne de bioéthique (Journal)
  • Science of Nursing and Health Practices / Science infirmière et pratiques en santé (Journal)
  • Revue d'histoire de l'Amérique française (Journal)
  • Politique et Sociétés (Journal)
Disciplinary Specialties:
  • Social sciences
  • Humanities
  • Bioethics
  • Nursing


  • Internal partners:  Individual faculty
  • Other publishing entities administered by your library: No
  • Other publishing entities within your library’s parent institution: Yes
  • Part of a consortium which provides support for publishing? (e.g. platform, funding): No

Technologies & Services

Media Formats:
  • data
  • images
  • text
Software & Platforms:
  • Dataverse
  • DSpace
  • OJS
  • Omeka

Additional Services:
  • digitization
  • DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers
  • metadata
Digital Preservation Strategy: