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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.



DLF 2015 Forum makes its Canadian debut

Making history by holding its forum in Canada for the first time and celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Council on Library and Information Resources’ (CLIR) Digital Library Federation (DLF) forum was held on October 26-28, 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Missed attending this exciting historical event? Watch the DLF recordings of the preconference and conference […]

by cIRcle staff – January 27, 2016

In the Spotlight: Prince George, BC – an interdisciplinary research-based narrative profile

Above image: Prince George at night (Prince George Métis Community Association, 2014) Touted as the ‘fourth largest city in the province, the largest in the north, and considered as the Northern capital of British Columbia’, Prince George has a fascinating history with a . Learn about how it has developed into “a northern hub follow[ing] […]

by cIRcle staff – January 18, 2016

cIRcle in the headlines: December 2015 edition

  Change. While it’s just a six-letter word, it can pack in a lot and in a short amount of time too. On that note, change was certainly afoot with cIRcle in 2015! So, we hope you will enjoy reading a quick sampling of some memorable highlights and notable milestones achieved by cIRcle this past […]

by cIRcle staff – December 24, 2015

Welcome to Open Collections, UBC Library’s new digital collections portal

It’s here – the new Open Collections portal arrived this week! Touted as a one-stop web-based, openly and publicly accessible digital collections portal, it is a treasure trove of 100,000+ digital objects and 65,000+ items with full-text and 7+ million pages of full-text that are unique to UBC. With a unified interface and research platform […]

by cIRcle staff – October 23, 2015

Latest GSS cIRcle Open Scholar Award winners

Congratulations to the GSS cIRcle Open Scholar Award winners for October 2015! The first Award winner is Paul Liu. A MSc graduate student from the UBC Department of Computer Science, Liu won the Award for his entry, “An exploration of matrix equilibration”. It is openly accessible at: http://hdl.handle.net/2429/54900. Liu (pictured above) was presented with his […]

by cIRcle staff – October 19, 2015