Media at Fraser Library (Surrey)


SFU Library continues to deliver a wide range of remote services, including extensive online collections, digital course reserves, remote instruction, and consultations with experts.
Fraser Library contactless pickup service is available Mondays and Fridays from 10:00 am - 12:00 noon, and Wednesdays from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Borrow print books and media from all SFU Libraries’ collections.
A  limited number of laptops is available for semester loan to current SFU students. Reserve and pick up from Fraser Library.
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The New Media Collection at the Fraser Library (Surrey) includes thousands of DVDs, videos, sound recordings, and images.


Films (DVDs, videos, etc.) can be borrowed for 3 days (undergraduates) and 1 week (graduates / faculty).

To find documentary and feature films, try an advanced search in the Library Catalogue, using  keyword, title, director, performer, or subject, and limit the search to "Videos". After locating your film you can watch DVDs - Videos on TVs or in the Screening Room. Most of the titles in the film collection are licensed for non-theatrical educational use (Public Performance Rights) at Simon Fraser University and may be booked for classroom viewing by SFU faculty, instructors and students.

To book a film, video or DVD for classroom viewing, faculty - TAs should contact media booking staff at: or use the online film booking form.

Media booking staff may be able to arrange previews or classroom bookings of titles not available at SFU Library. See the Film Bookings guide for more information on booking films for classroom use.

Sound recordings

Sound recordings can be borrowed for 3 days (undergraduates) and 1 week (graduates / faculty).

To find music or other sound recording CDs, try an advanced search in the Library Catalogue, using keyword, title, performer or subject, and limit the search to "Audio". 

To find specific sound effects in the Library's collection of Sound Ideas CDs, use the Sound Ideas Sound Effects Library search engine.

You can also listen to CDs at the listening stations.

Sound Ideas effects are available on the desktops of Surrey Library and lab workstations. Look for the "Sound Files" icon for access. 


To find images, use the Library's comprehensive guide to Finding and using online images.