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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.



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

NEW: Sojourners, an undergraduate journal of sociology arrives in cIRcle

For seven years, the journal has showcased exemplary papers written by students with a sociological perspective. Contributing to the journal affords students an invaluable opportunity to have their work published early in their academic careers. – A Message from the Sojourners’  Co-editors in Chief   After a year in the making, it is a pleasure […]


by cIRcle staff – August 25, 2016

In The Spotlight: GEOG 419 & GEOG 429

  Geographers study the natural and social processes that form our environments and interpret the changing interrelationships between environment and society. Geography courses examine the role of the natural environment in limiting and creating opportunities for people, and the role of society in reshaping the Earth habitat. The study of the natural environment itself, and […]


by cIRcle staff – July 29, 2016

New policy statement on open access to scholarship by academic librarians

  Scholarship by academic librarians advances the fields of library and information science, influences practices of aligned professions, and informs effective advocacy. In support of broad and timely dissemination of library and information science scholarship, the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) encourages academic librarians to publish in open access journals. When academic librarians […]


by cIRcle staff – July 12, 2016