cIRcle nabs top spot, launches award

The July 2012 Webometrics rankings has ranked cIRcle, UBC’s open access digital repository, as the top repository in Canada, and 44th out of more than 1,400 institutional repositories worldwide.

cIRcle and the UBC Graduate Student Society (GSS) launched the Open Scholar Award this past summer. The inaugural winners are authors of two projects for Physical Therapy 572: Lisa Cornish, Victoria Feige, Adriana Guenter, Christina Kliewer and Emily Mellis (view their project); and Jennifer Gonsalves, Evin Kuyer, Tamara McKay, Amy Moffat and Stephanie Palmer (view their project).

Four GSS cIRcle Open Scholar Awards will be given annually – two in April and two in October. Visit cIRcle for award criteria and more information.