Deposit your Documents

Depositors to e-artexte include institutional publishers and individual authors.

Institutional publishers are museums, artist-run centres, art galleries, academic publishers and other cultural organizations that have a mandate to study, interpret, and/or advance the understanding of the Canadian visual arts sector.

Individual authors include professional art critics, curators, historians, artists and theorists.

Publishers and authors who want to deposit print publications at Artexte should consult the Development page of our website.

Publishers and authors who want to deposit digital publications in e-artexte should contact us to begin the registration process (eartexte@artexte.ca). For institutional publishers there is an annual registration fee required. Individual depositors do not pay an annual registration fee.

Once you are registered, you will be given an e-artexte account and instructions on how to upload and provide information about your documents.

Please see the e-artexte Digital Repository Policies for more information.

Do I need to register in order to consult or download documents from e-artexte?

Anyone can consult our print collection by visiting Artexte. Please see our opening hours and contact information on our website.

Anyone can download digital documents from e-artexte for free. These may be shared and reused according to the associated Creative Commons license.

As a publisher, how do I get permission from the authors/creators to deposit their work in e-artexte?

You should have a written agreement with the authors/creators that includes a statement regarding open-access such as:

We (name of publisher) have your permission to provide open-access to your materials in the e-Artexte digital repository.

As an author/creator, how do I ensure that my work can be deposited in e-artexte?

You should have a written agreement with the publisher that includes a statement regarding open-access such as:

I (name of author/creator) retain the right to deposit a version of my work in the e-Artexte digital repository.