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: 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

Join BC’s celebration of Open Access Week 2016

  “International Open Access Week has always been about action, and this year’s theme encourages all stakeholders to take concrete steps to make their own work more openly available and encourage others to do the same. From posting pre-prints in a repository to supporting colleagues in making their work more accessible, this year’s Open Access […]


by cIRcle staff – October 20, 2016

Copyright system updates for UBCV & UBCO campuses

  Studying or working at UBC Vancouver or UBC Okanagan?   If so, you will want to read the latest copyright at UBC information update just released yesterday – see directly below:   Copyright System Updates   As we look ahead to another academic year, UBC is taking this opportunity to re-engage with you on […]


by cIRcle staff – September 29, 2016

cIRcle FAQ No. 2.3 – How do I cite a cIRcle item?

  cIRcle FAQ of the Day: Have you wondered, How do I cite an item that I have found in cIRcle? If so, read on. (If not, still read on and learn something new.)   Always cite the published version if available, so the author(s) receives credit through databases that track citation counts (e.g. Thomson […]


by cIRcle staff – September 20, 2016

UPCOMING: Tailings & Mine Waste 2015 in cIRcle

  If you attended or heard about the first Tailings and Mine Waste 2011 conference (TMW) which arrived in cIRcle in 2011, then you will want to check out the upcoming TMW 2015 conference proceedings to be archived in cIRcle, UBC’s Digital Repository.   Leading experts from all over the globe attended the Tailings and […]


by cIRcle staff – August 31, 2016