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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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Research Commons: Home

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'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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  • Extend your reach faculty workshop

    Extend your reach: Workshop for Faculty

    Develop effective ways to convey and communicate your research to multiple audiences.

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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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  • Research Data Management Series

    Research Data Management

    Attend a series of workshops to learn how to plan, secure, de-identify, share, clean, and version your research data.

     

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  • DH Cafe - Digital Pedogogy

    DH Café: Digital Pedogogy

    Join the Digital Humanities Innovation Lab in exploring the use of technologies in teaching and learning.

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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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  • 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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    Introduction to Assessing Disclosure Risk webinar

    Concerned about sensitive #data? Register for @ICPSR’s Webinar on disclosure risk. These 60 minutes can save you 60 hours.

     

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  • SFU launches its new Open Access Policy

    Open Access Policy endorsed by SFU Senate

    In January 2017, SFU Senate endorsed the Open Access Policy acknowledging the commitment of faculty, students, & postdoctoral fellows to share the products of their SFU research with the broadest possible audience.

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  • Research Lifecycle

    All in a Day: Research Lifecycle

    SFU Library's Research Commons is delighted to present All in a Day - Research Lifecycle. This suite of our most popular workshops for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows will be held on Saturday, September 30th at SFU Surrey. 

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  • Science Literacy Week

    Science Literacy Week

    Science Literacy Week  (September 18-24, 2017) is a national celebration of science -- check out what's happening here!

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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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