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Open UBC – Opening Access at UBC and Beyond

Open Access Week @ UBC 2011 is only three months away! This year, the event theme is Open UBC and it will be held in conjunction with the International Open Access Week event, which encourages the academic community to come together to share and learn about open scholarship initiatives locally and worldwide. Open UBC will […]

Increasing your research impact

How so? As part of  the Summer Sizzlers: 30 Minute Library Workshops’ series, you will learn about cIRcle, UBC’s Digital Repository and how you can have your academic or research work searched by Google, Google Scholar, and other web search engines. You will have the opportunity to learn what kinds of scholarly work is available […]

Just arrived in cIRcle: Explorations & Education

Newly added conference papers to cIRcle! The Explorations & Education Conference is the collaborative effort of graduate student representatives from the Graduate Student Council for the Faculty of Education, the Department of Educational Studies and the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy. We have come together specifically to create a safe space for the exchange of […]

cIRcle is expanding access to EOS at UBC

Have you heard the news? There are two new EOS collections in cIRcle! Two collections, recruited by Kevin Lindstrom, Liaison Librarian for Earth and Ocean Science, include Earth and Ocean Sciences undergraduate honours theses and Environmental Science undergraduate papers and reports. These collections highlight student-driven research, with topics including the impact of commercial shipping noise […]

Celebrating National Aboriginal Day and the Summer Solstice

June 21st not only marks the beginning of the Summer Solstice but it also means today is National Aboriginal Day in Canada. Some 15 years ago Governor General Romeo LeBlanc declared June 21st as National Aboriginal Day to honor and celebrate Canada’s Indians, Inuit and Métis. That particular day was chosen because of the cultural […]