What is cIRcle?

cIRcle is the University of British Columbia's digital repository for research and teaching materials created by the UBC community and its partners. Materials in cIRcle are openly accessible to anyone on the web, and will be preserved for future generations. Learn more.



NEW: Citizens’ Reference Panel on Pharmacare in Canada

  It is a pleasure to announce that the Citizens’ Reference Panel on Pharmacare in Canada report is available in cIRcle, UBC’s Digital Repository! The report was created by a group of 35 volunteers who were randomly chosen from different walks of life, that is, in terms of their ages (ranging from just 15 months […]


by cIRcle staff – January 19, 2017

January is Alzheimer Awareness Month 2017

  Official message from Minister of Health – January is Alzheimer Awareness Month in Canada   Showing its support of Bill C-233 “to establish a national dementia strategy”, the government is “support[ing] research and surveillance through investments in areas like the largest ever study of dementia in Canada led by the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration […]


by cIRcle staff – January 12, 2017

cIRcle in the headlines: December 2016 edition

  Hooray! It’s that time of year again when we take the time to reflect on some exciting activities, projects, and collaborations which happened with cIRcle in 2016!   First of all, a big “Thank you” to the UBC faculty, staff, graduates, undergraduates, alumni, and community partners who, either for the first time or on […]


by cIRcle staff – December 22, 2016

UBC Library joins the OLH LPS model

    “The Open Library of Humanities (OLH) is a charitable organisation dedicated to publishing open access scholarship with no author-facing article processing charges (APCs). We are funded by an international consortium of libraries who have joined us in our mission to make scholarly publishing fairer, more accessible, and rigorously preserved for the digital future.” […]


by cIRcle staff – November 22, 2016

NEW: Natural history textbook now openly accessible in cIRcle

  Mary-Lou Florian, Research Associate Emerita at the Royal British Columbia Museum, recipient of the 125th Commemorative Medal from the Governor-General of Canada and UBC alumna has made her new book, Comparative Anatomy of Branches, Roots and Wood of Some North American Dicotyledonous and Coniferous Trees and Woody Shrubs Used in Ethnographic Artifacts: Identification and Conservation […]


by cIRcle staff – October 24, 2016