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Contact us: Special Collections and Rare Books


During COVID-19, individual SFU-affiliated researchers (current students, faculty, staff) may book two-hour appointments in the SCRB reading room.

Appointments must be requested at least one week in advance.

For more details, including available days and times, safety requirements, and how to request an appointment, see Booking appointments during COVID in Special Collections and Rare Books.


Special Collections
Room 7100
W.A.C. Bennett Library
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6

Telephone: 778.782.5674

Special Collection and Rare Books is located at Room 7100, W.A.C. Bennett Library, SFU Burnaby.

Special Collections and Rare Books is a non-circulating, closed stack area.


Currently closed, but researchers are encouraged to contact with research requests.

Staff contacts

Melissa Salrin, Head
Telephone: 778.782.4626

Tony Power, Contemporary Literature Collection Librarian
Telephone: 778.782.6676

Alexandra Wieland, Processing and Reference Archivist
Telephone: 778.782.8842

Ewa Delanowski, Special Collections Assistant
Telephone: 778.782.5695

David Kloepfer, Special Collections Assistant
Telephone: 778.782.5395

Fax: 778.782.3023