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.

Now in cIRcle! Making Methods Move: Toward Protocol Sharing Across the Disciplines

As part of UBC’s month-long series of events in recognition of Open Access Week, Marcel LaFlamme, Open Research Manager at the scientific publisher PLOS, delivered a talk on October 25, 2023 entitled, “Making Methods Move: Toward Protocol Sharing Across the Disciplines”. This talk “[draws] on survey research and large-scale analysis of recent scientific publications [to […]


by Tara Stephens-Kyte – November 28, 2023

Explore cIRcle: Database of Religious History

Image courtesy: The Database of Religious History   The Database of Religious History (DRH) is one of cIRcle’s leading contributors of open access, expert-sourced publications on the history of religions, religious texts and places. DRH is an “independent academic initiative, based at UBC but involving partners and collaborators from all over the world,” and aims […]


by Kelly Gauvin – November 7, 2023

Register for Making Research Open: An Introduction to cIRcle, UBC’s Institutional Repository on November 7, 2023 at 1pm

Image CC0 by PD Pics [Update: Slides for Making Research Open are now available in cIRcle]. Register for Making Research Open: An Introduction to cIRcle, UBC’s Institutional Repository on Tuesday, November 7, 2023 at 1:00pm via Zoom for an overview of what you need to know to get started with cIRcle.  If you write books […]


by Tara Stephens-Kyte – October 31, 2023

Open Access Week at UBC

What is Open Access Week? Open Access Week is an international event that highlights how open scholarship can help people meet their goals in research, scholarly publishing, teaching and learning. Each year, as part of Open Access Week, UBC showcases diverse events highlighting areas of open scholarship involving UBC’s faculty, students and staff, as well […]


by Tara Stephens-Kyte – October 24, 2023

Inclusive Metadata: Legacy Subject Keywords in Theses & Dissertations at cIRcle

Courtesy: UBC Library Communications & Marketing Note: Part of this post was drafted by Sasha Han in 2022, a UBC School of Information graduate student and cIRcle’s Digital Repository Research Assistant at the time. It was integrated into this post to reflect ongoing progress and outcomes of the project. The UBC Equity & Inclusion Office […]


by Amber Saundry – October 17, 2023