What is cIRcle?

cIRcle is the University of British Columbia's institutional repository for research and teaching materials created by the UBC community and its partners. Materials in cIRcle are openly accessible to anyone anywhere, and will be preserved for future generations. Learn more.

National Indigenous History Month

Photo by Paul Joseph, UBC Media Relations June is Indigenous History Month in Canada. Visit UBC Library’s Open Collections multi-resource discovery portal to explore thousands of scholarly works and archived items to learn about, appreciate, and acknowledge the history, achievements and resilience of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis. For a collection of events, stories, and […]


by cIRcle Office – Jun 11, 2024

Greetings from cIRcle’s New Research Assistant

Image courtesy of Flickr. Hello friends! My name is Jillian and I’m the new Digital Repository Research Assistant at cIRcle. I’m a second-year Master’s student in Library & Information Studies at the UBC School of Information, with a background in museums, archives, and bluegrass guitar. Along the way, I have discovered a genuine passion for […]


by Jillian Wertzberger – May 28, 2024

Wrapping Up for the Term

Photo courtesy: Flickr It’s the final weeks of the term as well as my Work Learn term at cIRcle, UBC’s institutional repository. This blog post is a snapshot of the various projects I have worked on and the diverse set of skills I have developed in the process. Electronic Theses & Dissertations (ETD) Supervisor Authored […]


by Kritika J. – Apr 30, 2024

Earth Day: Urban Sustainability

Photo courtesy: Unsplash April 22nd is Earth Day! This year Earth Day Canada is launching the national Earth Day is Leg Day Challenge – a prize-winning contest to encourage walking or using bikes and transit to reduce gas emissions. In support, we’ve spotlighted cIRcle items on Urban Sustainability authored by UBC Faculty and Graduate Students. […]


by Kritika Joshi & Tara Stephens-Kyte – Apr 16, 2024

In cIRcle : Indigenous language dictionaries

Photo courtesy of Unsplash From print to digital Three Indigenous language dictionaries available in cIRcle are featured in a recent news story by UBC Library Communications & Marketing Manager, Anna Moorehouse: UBC Library digitizes Indigenous language dictionaries. The article highlights the collaborative nature of every submission that finds its home in cIRcle and draws attention […]


by cIRcle Office – Apr 11, 2024