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.

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

In cIRcle : Dr. Danya Fast’s work on Vancouver youth impacted by the drug crisis

Photo courtesy of Unsplash Research Behind the Headlines Dr. Danya Fast’s forthcoming book from UBC Press, The Best Place : Addiction, Intervention, and Living and Dying Young in Vancouver, captures 15 years of fieldwork and interviews documenting the lives of Vancouver youth at the centre of a public health emergency. Learn more about Dr. Fast’s […]


by cIRcle Office – Apr 02, 2024

Using Advanced Search in Open Collections to Find cIRcle Content

Photo courtesy: Unsplash Many library discovery interfaces search across large numbers and types of items, and it can at times be challenging to target certain results, especially if you’re looking for something very specific. Tools such as advanced search and filters can help streamline your research process and save you time. Advanced search gives you […]


by Kritika J. – Mar 19, 2024