Get research help over chat, email, or Zoom
You can find out more about using the Library, or get help on a specific research topic, through our Ask a Librarian services.
Support for undergraduates from the Student Learning Commons
Get help with undergraduate writing, learning, and English as an additional language! You can:
- check out the Student Learning Commons' online resources and tips
- or book a remote consultation or attend remote workshops with the Student Learning Commons.
Research Commons services for graduate students
The Research Commons offers support to grad students, including with graduate writing, learning, and research topics.
Access online books, journals, and more
You can access thousands of online journals, ebooks, and databases via the SFU Library Catalogue
To find them, filter your search results to "Full text online," or use the online resources only option.
Try our special tools for easier online access
Or, if you find your articles using websites like Google Scholar, PubMed, or directly through publishers' sites, see Accessing online resources from off campus, Library's Off Campus Bookmarklet and browser extensions to make it easier and faster to view licensed resources from most web browsers -- and without coming in through the Library's website.
Not able to come to campus during COVID-19, but need a print book?
Our new Books by Mail service is for SFU or FIC students, faculty, or staff members who are unable to attend on-campus courses or work on campus in Fall 2021, due to COVID-19.