It is a pleasure to announce the release of cIRcle, UBC’s Research Repository Impact and Activity Report for 2017-2018!


In 2017-2018, cIRcle reached another milestone of over 60,000 items and saw an increase of its annual growth rate from 8% in previous years to 10%.


This report highlights’ include a sampling of cIRcle’s new and ongoing partnerships, its growth and development along with a snapshot of its top content contributors.


Two spotlights of cIRcle projects and collections included in the report are the BioMed Central/SpringerOpen project and the noteworthy additions in the UBC President’s Speeches and Writing collection.


Explore UBC research in cIRcle, for example, the growing number of preprints and postprints of academic journal articles, conference proceedings, departmental publications, technical reports, course notes, and much more.





Recently the Scholarly Communications and Copyright Office released its 2017/2018 Impact and Activity Report, showcasing some of the year’s highlights and accomplishments.

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Read the Report.

LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): K94 .S25 2018
Paul Salembier, Legal and Legislative Drafting, 2d ed. (Toronto: LexisNexis, 2018).

LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KE5019 .S93 2018
John Swaigen & Susan McRory, Regulatory Offences in Canada: Liability and Defences, 2d ed. (Toronto: Carswell, 2018)

LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KE8440 .S67 2018
Sidney N. Lederman & Alan W. Bryant , The Law of Evidence in Canada, 5th ed. (Toronto: LexisNexis Canada Inc., 2018).

LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KE9304 .S78 2018
Don Stuart, Charter Justice in Canadian Criminal Law, 7th ed. (Toronto: Thomson Reuters, 2018)

LAW LIBRARY learning commons (level 2): PR9297.L25 F85 2018
Beverley McLachlin, Full Disclosure: A Novel (Toronto: Simon & Schuster Canada, 2018).

Travelling and tourism are prominent topics in our collections. You could even base your next vacation on some of the items we’ve digitized! Check out some of the major cities represented in the materials of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company.



As the capital of the Philippines, Manilla is full of beautiful and fashionable architecture, European-inspired shops, old monasteries, palaces, and picturesque Spanish-style houses. This particular guide notes that cockfighting, although prohibited, was the popular sport among locals.

Canadian Pacific cruises: round the world and Mediterranean, 1925-1926



For about 300 years, the Algiers was where Barbary pirates used to stay. This guide tells readers that visitors can see the Bab-Azoun shopping street and the Kasbah (or Palace of the Deys), and marvel at the city’s rich history.

Canadian Pacific cruises: round the world and Mediterranean, 1925-1926



This guide published in 1925 proclaims Shanghai to be the most cosmopolitan city in the world and the commercial capital of North China. The guide informs visitors could see modern streets lined with six-storey buildings, the longest bar in the world at the Shanghai club, and amazing shopping streets that featured department stores and amusement paces.

Around the world cruise 1925


If these little snippets have got you interested, check out some of our other guides and explore more cities!

Mediterranean cruise: Canadian Pacific Empress of Scotland, 1924


Around the world cruise 1925


Canadian Pacific cruises: round the world and Mediterranean, 1925-1926

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