Open Access

Open Data Service

A service that assists you in locating the appropriate Open Access respositories for data and in finding Open Data.

Open Publications

This service can answer your questions around how to publish open works and where to deposit open works.


cIRcle is UBC’s open access digital repository for published and unpublished material created by the UBC community and its partners, including faculty, students, and staff. It aims to showcase and preserve UBC’s unique intellectual output by making content freely available to anyone, anywhere via the web.

Tri-Agency Open Access Policy Compliance Options

A consultation service where options for complying with open access policies for faculty publications can be explored. Provides information about UBC’s institutional respository: cIRcle.

cIRcle Institutional Repository Service

This service aims to assist faculty in depositing intellectual outputs from UBC. The service can help you determine if publications can go into cIRcle and assess permissions, if necessary, from the copyright owner.