Book a consultation or workshop: Research data management


March 20, 2020 update: While the physical SFU Libraries are temporarily closed due to COVID-19 measures, we are happy to continue to support you with any research data management questions remotely. Please feel free to contact us by email at during this time, and we can set up a meeting via video conferencing or telephone.


Complete this form to request:

  • a research data management (RDM) consultation for in-depth help with:
    • creating data management plans
    • cleaning data
    • keeping your data safe
    • depositing your data into an appropriate repository
    • ethical considerations
    • structuring your data files
    • other research data management questions, or:
  • workshop for your graduate-level class, lab, or research team

This service is available to researchers, research teams, instructors, and graduate students from any discipline.

Preferred Location for Consultation
You are welcome to choose more than one location.

The SFU Library keeps your information confidential; we will not speak to anyone outside of the SFU Library regarding your work unless you give us permission.

The information on this form is collected under the authority of the University Act (R.S.B.C. 1996, c.468). It is related directly to and needed by the University for services provided by the SFU Library. The information will be used to administer consultations regarding research data management. If you have any questions about the collection, use and disclosure of this information please contact please contact Gwen Bird, University Librarian and Dean of Libraries, at 778-782-3265 or