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 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

New Tri-Council Research Fund needs stakeholder feedback

    News Release from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (Government of Canada):    The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, is inviting stakeholders, researchers, community leaders and public policy-makers to help shape a new $275-million Tri-Council Fund focused on international, interdisciplinary and high-risk research activities. Funding […]


by cIRcle staff – June 28, 2018

Draft Tri-Agency Research Data Management Policy – Submit feedback by August 31, 2018

  Photo by Tomasz Frankowski on Unsplash   Today, Canada’s three federal research funding agencies—the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) (the agencies)—have developed a draft Tri-Agency Research Data Management Policy.   The draft […]


by cIRcle staff – June 5, 2018