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.



Open Access, Open Data, Open Education – News Round-Up

  Image courtesy of Pixabay   INTERNATIONAL Open Access We Support the UNESCO Recommendation on OER The role of preprints in research dissemination A young researcher’s guide to open access publishing   Open Access Week 2019 Plan S compliance for Open Access Journals – what we know so far and where we think we’re heading […]


by cIRcle staff – October 30, 2019

New Scholarly Publication Fund arrives at UBC

    An exciting new fund has arrived just in time for the kick-off of the 2019 fall semester at the University of British Columbia – it’s called the “UBC Scholarly Publication Fund”.   This new fund, provided by the University’s Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation (VPRI) and administered by the UBC Library, […]


by cIRcle staff – September 12, 2019

cIRcle Impact & Activity Report 2018-2019

    It is a pleasure to announce the release of cIRcle, UBC’s Research Repository Impact and Activity Report for 2018-2019!   In 2018-2019, cIRcle continued its focus on increasing faculty content with over 1,000 new items added – that’s a 9.6% increase from last year.   Examples of some new and ongoing cIRcle partnerships […]


by cIRcle staff – August 29, 2019

Augmenting the Research Data Management ecosystem in Canada – CANARIE announces $2M funding for the CARL Portage Network

    News Release from CANARIE:    CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital research infrastructure ecosystem supporting research, education and innovation, today announced $2M in funding to support the Canadian Association of Research Libraries’ (CARL) Portage Network. CARL Portage is a national, library-based research data management (RDM) network that fosters initiatives to build capacity […]


by cIRcle staff – August 27, 2019

NEW: 17th World Sanskrit Conference proceedings

        Convened under the auspices of the International Association of Sanskrit Studies, the triennial World Sanskrit Conference is the premier international forum for professional researchers and educators of the Sanskrit language and its literatures, and of the history, religion, and cultures of pre-modern South Asia.   Attracting 600+ delegates from across the […]


by cIRcle staff – July 31, 2019