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UBC Library's Open Collections include digital photos, books, newspapers, maps, videos, theses and more. These publicly-accessible collections are constantly growing and reflect the research interests of the UBC community and beyond.


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UBC Library’s Open Collections are developed and maintained by the Digitization Centre and cIRcle.

All materials in Open Collections are openly accessible to everyone and will be preserved for future generations. 713-934-3112 for further inquiries.