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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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  • Dr. John Welch: Open in order to create student opportunities to learn about publishing and share research results worldwide

    John Welch on Open Access: Open in order to...

    Why Open Access? Dr. John Welch, Professor and Director of the Professional M.A. in Heritage Resource Management, has answers!

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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 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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  • 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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  • GIS consultations

    GIS consultations

    GIS consultations are available to provide in-depth assistance to researchers from any discipline.

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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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  • Digital Humanities Summer Institute 2018

    Register today for the Digital Humanities Summer Institute 2018!

    The SFU Library is pleased to be a sponsor of DHSI 2018 which entitles SFU faculty, students, and staff discounted registration.

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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 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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  • 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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