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Student Learning Commons: Services & resources


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:

General research tip links

Style guides

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.
  • Research and Documentation Online - This section of Diana Hacker's site offers examples on how to find and cite resources in MLA, APA, Chicago and CSE styles. It also includes an sample paper in each style with helpful notes.
  • 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.