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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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  • Research Bazaar 2017: Learn Python

    Registration for ResBaz workshops is now open.

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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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  • carma online

    CARMA Video Library

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

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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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  • 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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  • Visual Analyics - an overview

    Research Bazaar 2017: Visual Analytics: An Overview

    Registration for ResBaz workshops is now open.

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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 February 2017 session (at SFU Vancouver). Register now before it fills up!

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  • Put your best virtual face forward

    Research Bazaar 2017: Put your Best Virtual Face Forward

    Online privacy, social media for researchers, your online academic portfolio, copyright and sharing your work online, and developing your academic narrative

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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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  • Visualization with VisIt

    Research Bazaar 2017: Learn Data Visualization with VisIt

    Registration for ResBaz workshops is now open.

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  • Data Privacy Day Workshops

    Data Privacy Day: January 26, 2017

    Join us for two events: Data Security for Academic Researchers with panelists from the SFU Library, the Office of Research Ethics, and IT Services; and Surveillance Self-Defense (at SFU Vancouver) with a guest speaker from OpenMedia.

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  • Lean Tableau

    Research Bazaar 2017: Learn Tableau

    Registration for ResBaz workshops is now open.

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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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  • Research Bazaar 2017: Learn R

    Registration for ResBaz workshops is now open.

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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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