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A UBC Retrospective Theses Digitization Project update

Recently, Chris Hives (University Archivist at the University of British Columbia) was “pleased to report that the Retrospective Theses collection in cIRcle [UBC’s Digital Repository] now includes full text copies of essentially all theses written at UBC between 1973 and 2007. This represents over 25,500 titles and approximately 4.24 million digitized pages.” As the final […]

Atlas of British Columbia: people, environment, and resource use

In 1956, the first resources atlas of British Columbia was published by the British Columbia Natural Resources Conference. It was a remarkable achievement, representing the combined effort of the many people in industry, university, and government who comprised the conference. As a source of information about British Columbia, it was an outstanding reference and was […]

UBC Professor, Director, and Senior Scientist is honoured

Dr. Michael Hayden has received the Canada Gairdner Wightman Award, the premier honour for leadership in medical science in Canada. Hayden, a professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia and director and senior scientist at the Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics at the Child & Family Research Institute, was […]

Keeping the Olympic spirit alive with cIRcle

It may be a year since the 2010 Winter and Paralympic Games ended – but cIRcle is keeping the spirit, debate and dialogue that helped define the event alive. cIRcle – also known as UBC’s information repository (https://circle.ubc.ca/) – is a digital storehouse for the University’s intellectual output. The site, which launched in 2008 by […]

2011 Innovative Dissemination of Research Award Winner

Dimas Yusuf, a second-year UBC medical student, is this year’s recipient of UBC Library’s Innovative Dissemination of Research Award. Yusuf’s submission, entitled Transcription Factor Encyclopedia (TFe), is a wiki-based software system that houses more than 800 articles about TF genes. This special class of genes is critical to learning how to use embryonic stem cells […]

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