Université Laval

Bibliothèque de l'Université Laval

Direction du soutien à la recherche

Maude Laplante-Dubé, Bibliothécaire aux communications savantes
Phone: 1-418-656-2131 poste 407982
Email: maude.laplante-dube@bibl.ulaval.ca

Program Overview

Université Laval Library provides online hosting and related training and support at no charge for scholarly journals who are published by Université Laval’s members. The Library is also responsible for disseminating theses in the institutional repository, CorpusUL. / La Bibliothèque offre gratuitement un hébergement ainsi que de la formation et du support aux revues publiées par les membres de la communauté de l’Université Laval. Elle est aussi responsable de diffuser les thèses et les mémoires en libre accès sur le dépôt institutionnel, CorpusUL.

Publishing Activities Began: 2018
Location: Canada
Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department
Stage (1-3): 2 - Early
Open Access Focus (1-5): 3 - Important
Program Advisory/Editorial Board: No
Peer Reviewed Journals: 100%

Staffing (in Full Time Equivalents):
  • Professional staff: 1
Funding Sources for Publishing Activities:
  • Library Operating Budget: 100%

Publishing Activities

Types of publications: electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs); journals, campus-based faculty-created; journals, campus-based student-created.

  2019 Open Access Paid Hybrid
Campus-based Faculty-driven Journal2020
Campus-based Student-driven Journals
Faculty Conference Papers and Proceedings
Journals for External Groups
Student Conference Papers and Proceedings
Technical/Research Reports
Undergraduate Capstones/Honors Theses

2019: New publications from July 2018 to June 2019. Journals include titles actively publishing during the date range. Other publication types include items that were published or added to repositories for the first time within the date range.

OA/Paid/Hybrid: Publications currently published and/or available online. OA (open access) publications do not include counts for hybrid publications. Hybrid publications are those that may be offered in some form as OA, but are also available as a paid version.


Disciplinary Specialties:
  • theology and philosophy
  • literature


Internal Partners: campus departments or programs; individual faculty; graduate students; undergraduate students

Openess to Partners: Only work with internal partners

Technologies & Services

Media Formats:
  • text
Softwares & Platforms:
  • DSpace
  • OJS

Additional Services:
  • analytics
  • author advisory – copyright
  • author advisory – other
  • contract/license preparation
  • training
Digital Preservation Strategy:
  • Digital preservation services under discussion

Additional Information

Plans for Expansion & Future Directions:
Planning to host five more journals by the end of the next year.
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