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CARL and CRKN announce collaboration in Canadian support of global open infrastructure for open science

              News Release from Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL):    The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) and the Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) are collaborating to facilitate Canadian support of international open infrastructure through the Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services (SCOSS). Under this initiative, Canadian […]


by cIRcle staff – March 20, 2019

Open Access, Open Data, Open Education (and newly added cIRcle items) – News Round-Up

  Image by PDPics on Pixabay   In the News: Locally, Nationally, and Internationally   Open Access Balancing the Scales: The Role of Fair Dealing in Canada (Above webcast was part of Fair Dealing Week – February 25–March 1, 2019)   New checklist helps detect deceptive publishers (Above news release by the University of Toronto) […]


by cIRcle staff – March 6, 2019

Upcoming UBC Library workshops for students and faculty in March 2019

  Image by geralt on Pixabay   Writing your thesis for UBC graduation? Confused about thesis formatting?   Next Thesis Formatting: Tips, tricks, and resources workshops are as follows:   Dates: March 11th & March 25th, 2019 Time: 10am to 12pm (same workshop held on both dates) Location: Room 217 – Walter C. Koerner Library […]


by cIRcle staff – February 26, 2019

Top five things to know about 2019 UBC 3MT

    While 3MT was created by The University of Queensland in 2008, UBC was and still is one of the first universities in North America to host a 3MT competition since 2011.   Commencing annually in February, UBC 3MT heats get underway with winners advancing into the Semi-Finals and Finals’ rounds in March.   […]


by cIRcle staff – January 30, 2019

Save the date: Advancing Open!

      Advancing Open is a highly anticipated event happening at the Simon Fraser University (SFU) downtown campus located in Vancouver, British Columbia on May 6th and May 7th, 2019.   This upcoming event is being organized by the Canadian Association of Research Libraries’ (CARL) Open Repositories Working Group (and led by its Community-Building […]


by cIRcle staff – January 16, 2019