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Services for undergraduate students

No matter what you're studying, whether you are part-time or full-time, or taking classes on campus or from a distance, the Library has services that will help you succeed at SFU. Here are just a few:

Find books, journals, & other research materials

The Library has over a million print books and many thousands of online books and journals available for you to use -- plus maps, DVDs and streaming video, online images, newspapers, and government and statistical information.

Use Library Search to find what you need -- the default search from every Library page. 

Working on a research paper or project? Start your research here

 

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Use your library card for free services

Borrow books and equipment, including laptops and chargers. Free!

Your student card is your library card. That's all you need.

 

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Work from home -- day or night

Many of our resources are available online.

All you need is your SFU computing ID and password to sign in -- and do your research in your pyjamas!

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Get your assigned readings

Check for your course reserves, and browse our research guides for tips and recommended resources -- organised by subject area.

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Improve your writing and study skills at the Student Learning Commons

Looking for help with academic writing, or learning and studying? Visit our Student Learning Commons for a workshop, one-to-one appointments, or online tips and tools for student success. And the SLC also provides support for English language learners!

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Visit a library near you

There's a library on every campus, so whether you are taking classes in Burnaby, Surrey, or Vancouver, you can access our collections and services.

Need something from a different SFU Library location? Put in a request to have it sent to your campus library.

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Find a study space

Book a group study room or find a quiet spot where you can get your work done.

And stay as long as you need to. Check our open hours and plan for a long visit.

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Take a break

Seeking balance? Browse our collection for popular reading, DVDs, music, and games.

Or meet up with friends and make yourself comfortable in one of our lounges.

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Get research help

Ask a librarian! Librarians are here to help you get started with your research, find more resources for that paper, or any time you get stuck.

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Come see us in person at any SFU Library, or reach us by chat, text, email, or phone.

 

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