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UBC and the Olympics come full cIRcle Drexhage, Glenn 2009

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UBC and the Olympics come fu l l  cIRc le  By Glenn Drexhage A coup l e of year s ago, Hi l de Colenb rande r cha l l e n ged a s tuden t f r om UBC’s Schoo l of L ib r a r y , Arch i v a l and In f o rma t i o n Stud i e s to s tudy the amount of Olympics - re l a t e d resea r ch and teach i n g on the UBC Poin t Grey campus. The resu l t i n g repo r t revea l ed a weal t h of Olympic - re l a t e d mater i a l s f r om an ar r a y of depar tmen t s and facu l t i e s i n c l u d i n g Educa t i o n , Law, Economics , Pol i t i c a l Science , Medic i n e , Geography /U r ban Stud i e s , Psycho l ogy , the Schoo l of Popu la t i o n and Publ i c Heal t h , to name a few . Gradua te and underg r adua t e ac t i v i t i e s were i n c l u ded , as was a l i s t i n g of UBC courses on the Olympic s . The rev i ew of Olympi c - re l a t e d ac t i v i t i e s l ed to anothe r ques t i o n : can so many d i spa r a t e i t ems be brough t toge t he r ?  how  Ente r cIRc l e ( ht t p s : / / c i r c l e . u b c . c a ) , UBC’s in s t i t u t i o n a l repos i t o r y ( IR ) – an on l i n e sto r ehouse fo r the Unive r s i t y ’ s teach i n g and resea r c h outpu t . UBC L ib r a r y l aunched cIRc l e more than two years ago; to date , i t hos t s over 13,000 i t ems and more mate r i a l i s added da i l y . The b igges t propo r t i o n of submiss i o n s i n c IRc l e cons i s t s of theses and d i sse r t a t i o n s , but the r e are many othe r i t ems , i n c l u d i n g webcas t s and podcas t s . cIRc l e i s a l so an “open access ” repos i t o r y , meaning tha t i t s con ten t s are f r ee l y ava i l a b l e to users around the wor l d . A new l i b r a r i a n wi l l soon beg i n co l l e c t i o n of as much Olympic s mate r i a l as poss i b l e to s to r e i n c IRc l e . Cont r i b u t i o n s are vo l un t a r y ; the goa l i s to make the con ten t un i ve r s a l l y ava i l a b l e and have the pro j e c t serve as a l ong - te rm UBC l egacy . The new pos i t i o n wi l l l as t fo r 18 months (ha l f t ime ) , and wi l l encompass arch i v i n g and d i ssemina t i n g mater i a l s both befo r e and af t e r the 2010 Olympic and Para l ymp i c Winte r Games.  

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