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.



cIRcle Impact & Activity Report 2016-2017

      It is a pleasure to release the cIRcle Annual Impact & Activity Report 2016-2017!   In 2016-2017, cIRcle (UBC’s Digital Repository) had over 56,000 items. In the past two years, cIRcle has archived more than 4,000 deposits per year — an average annual growth rate of 8%.   Other highlights included in […]


by cIRcle staff – March 19, 2018

Celebrating UBC’s 8th annual iSchool Research Day – March 9, 2018

      On 9 March 2018, the 8th annual iSchool@UBC Research Day will be celebrating and showcasing its faculty and student research at UBC.   Each year, the iSchool hosts a Research Day, where students and faculty across all of the programs within the School showcase their research in the form of posters, talks […]


by cIRcle staff – March 7, 2018

Government of Canada’s Innovation Supercluster Initiative – UBC is a founding member

    News Release from Government of Canada’s Innovation Supercluster Initiative:   “It is an exciting and historic time for innovation in Canada. The Digital Technology Supercluster is a generational opportunity – one that holds significant promise for companies in BC and across Canada,” says Bill Tam, Co-Chair of Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster consortium. “Now […]


by cIRcle staff – February 15, 2018

UBC Graduate Workshop: Thesis, Copyright, 3MT, etc.

    Writing your thesis for UBC graduation? Prepping for UBC 3MT 2018?   Working on a slide presentation for a spring/summer conference or other event?   Interested in open access? Curious about scholarly publishing? Confused about copyright, author rights and more?   If you answered “yes” to any of the questions listed above, this […]


by cIRcle staff – January 30, 2018

BCcampus receives SPARC Innovator Award

    News Release from BCcampus:   BCcampus is a Canadian government agency that works with post-secondary institutions to help adapt teaching and learning practices to best serve students.   In 2012, it launched the BC Open Textbook Project and has since become a recognized world leader in open education. BCcampus embraced the concept that […]


by cIRcle staff – January 29, 2018