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.



Highlights of Open Access Week 2018

  Photo courtesy: Pixabay   #OpenAccessWeek   Following another exciting year of the open access movement – “International Open Access Week 2018: Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge” headlining as this year’s theme, it is nice to share some highlights which took place here and abroad:   @ubclibrary – Creating and Managing Your Academic Profile […]


by cIRcle staff – November 30, 2018

2018 Open Access Week @ UBC – October 22-28

    In celebration of open access and its global impact for over a decade, UBC and SFU will be participating in the 2018 International Open Access Week event during October 22-28, 2018.   Throughout UBC’s 2018 Open Access Week event, scholars will showcase and discuss their innovative research, teaching and learning skills and experiences […]


by cIRcle staff – October 11, 2018

cIRcle Impact & Activity Report 2017-2018

    It is a pleasure to announce the release of cIRcle, UBC’s Research Repository Impact and Activity Report for 2017-2018!   In 2017-2018, cIRcle reached another milestone of over 60,000 items and saw an increase of its annual growth rate from 8% in previous years to 10%.   This report highlights’ include a sampling […]


by cIRcle staff – September 4, 2018

Open Access, Open Data, Open Education and more – June/July 2018 News Round-Up

  Photo courtesy of Pixabay   In the News: Locally, Nationally, and Internationally   Knowledge Unlatched books now discoverable within PaperHive Search http://knowledgeunlatched.org/2018/07/paperhive-collection/   Recent documents digitized through the DigiLab at Library and Archives Canada https://thediscoverblog.com/2018/07/19/recent-documents-digitized-through-the-digilab-2/   Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) takes a stand against language-based pricing https://www.crkn-rcdr.ca/index.php/en/crkn-stands-against-language-based-pricing-recent-negotiation   A visit to the CBC […]


by cIRcle staff – August 1, 2018

Exploring Science Literacy Week at UBC

    Last year, UBC Library joined its partners (SFU, BCIT, KPU and Douglas College) in organizing a series of free events for Science Literacy Week and created a Library Guide to Science Literacy Week too. In previous years, UBC Library celebrated Science Literacy Week along with 140+ organizations across Canada and hosted a Wikipedia edit-a-thon, […]


by cIRcle staff – July 31, 2018