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SFU Library's Research Commons supports the research endeavours of the University community, with particular focus on graduate students during all stages of the research lifecycle - ideas, partners, proposal writing, research process, and publication - and provides easy access to both physical and virtual research resources.

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SFU Library's Research Commons supports the research endeavours of the University community, with particular focus on graduate students during all stages of the research lifecycle - ideas, partners, proposal writing, research process, and publication - and provides easy access to both physical and virtual research resources.

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  • Tri-Agency Open Access Policy

    Tri-Agency Open Access Policy

    Find out more about this policy at the SFU Library.

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  • carma online

    CARMA Video Library

    The CARMA Consortium Webcast Program provides advanced training in research methods and data analysis.

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  • Open Education Week 2017

    Celebrate Open Education Week 2017!

    Join us on March 28th for a discussion on "The Failure of Access:  Rethinking Open Education".

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  • Boot camp booklets

    Thesis Boot Camp

    Thesis Boot Camp provides graduate students with the opportunity to spend three days dedicated to making serious progress on their dissertation or master’s thesis.

    Registration now OPEN for the April 2017 session (at SFU Burnaby). Register now before it fills up!

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  • Refworks Migration

    It's time to migrate from RefWorks

    Access to SFU RefWorks accounts will cease within the next year, on December 31st, 2017.

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  • DMP Assistant

    DMP Assistant

    Data management plans (DMPs) help you conduct reproducible research. DMP Assistant follows best practices in data stewardship and walks users step-by-step through key questions about data management on topics including ethics, security, and documentation.

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  • GIS

    GIS services at your Library

    Workshops, geospatial data, GIS software, consultations, online training, and more. SFU Library provides services and support to researchers using GIS and maps across all disciplines

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  • SFU's Research Data Repository

    Radar: SFU's Research Data Repository

    Radar is Simon Fraser University's research data repository. It contains data collections created by SFU researchers and it supports preservation over the long term. Deposit your data in Radar and browse its records.

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  • Photo of Vincent Lariviere plus the text "Journal collection development in the digital era"

    Journal collection development in the digital era

    The past and current transformations of scholarly communication come together in a talk by Vincent Larivière.

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  • Digital Humanities Cafe

    Digital Humanities Café

    Join the DH Café Wednesday afternoons to learn more about digital research in the humanities.

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  • Digital Humanities Summer Institute 2017

    Register today for the Digital Humanities Summer Institute 2017!

    The SFU Library is pleased to be a sponsor of DHSI 2017 which entitles SFU faculty, students, and staff discounted registration.

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  • Research Commons

    Visit the Research Commons

    The Research Commons is located on the 7th floor of SFU Burnaby's W.A.C. Bennett Library and is equipped with wireless access, workstations, bookable group consultation rooms, areas for discussion and relaxation.

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