During COVID-19, Student Learning Commons services continue.
For the complete range, including consultations, support, workshops, handouts, and groups, see SLC services continue online.
To find what services and resources are offered at your campus library, visit their home pages:
- W.A.C. Bennett Library - Burnaby Campus, this is the SFU Library main homepage
- Belzberg Library - Vancouver Campus
- Surrey Library - (Fraser Valley Real Estate Board Academic Library)
- Start your research here - A step by step guide to the library research process , including ideas on where to look for information.
- SFU Library research guides - Tips and lists of resources for each all subjects taught at SFU. Many of them include guides to specific courses and assignments.
- Take the SFU Library interactive Plagiarism Tutorial to test yourself and to learn more about plagiarism.
- Writing for University - Links prepared by SFU Student Learning Commons to tips, guides and presentations on academic writing.
- Internet Research - A guide to finding and evaluating websites and other freely available Web resources.
- Quick & Dirty Overview of Writing Research Papers
Most SFU Subject Research Guides include a section on specific citation styles relevant to each subject.
- Writing and Style Guides - A guide prepared by SFU librarians with information on how to cite in different styles, such as APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, CSE and IEEE. This guide also explains how to cite images and how to avoid plagiarism.
- Online Writing Lab (OWL) - Research and Citation Resources - Provides information on proper formatting and citation examples for APA, MLA and Chicago styles. Prepared by Purdue University.
- Sample Papers in MLA Style - The MLA Style Centre
- APA Sample Paper - Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)