UBC “supports scholarly pursuits that contribute to knowledge and understanding within and across disciplines, and seeks every opportunity to share them broadly.” – From UBC’s Place and Promise
Wondering why it’s good to use open resources and why they’re helpful to you and others when sharing or creating open resources? Learn more through the Open UBC website – open.ubc.ca – such as:
Open access is a growing international movement that uses online technologies to throw open the locked doors that once hid knowledge. Open access projects at UBC are embracing and encouraging unrestricted access to research and scholarly publishing. Explore featured projects such as Open UBC Week, cIRcle, Open Access Journal Hosting, Scholarly Communications at UBC, Transcription Factor Encyclopedia (TFe), the Public Knowledge Project and more.
UBC supports open publishing platforms that are especially well suited to educators, researchers, and scholars. Anyone at UBC is one click away from contributing to UBC’s wiki, creating an open access journal, publishing a research blog or website, or building a professional e-portfolio or community website. Discover these open publishing platforms such as cIRcle, UBC Wiki, UBC Blogs, Open e-Portfolios and others.