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SFU Open Access Policy
In January 2017, SFU Senate endorsed the Open Access Policy (OAP) acknowledging the commitment of SFU faculty, students, and postdoctoral fellows to share the products of their SFU research with the broadest possible audience. To satisfy the policy requirement in one easy step, SFU researchers can provide an electronic copy of the finalized text of their published articles to the Simon Fraser University Library. The Library will make the articles available to the public, taking into consideration requirements for access delay.

SFU Library's scholarly publishing services

Funding for open access publishing
Through our Central Open Access Fund, the Library covers article processing charges for unfunded authors who publish in Open Access journals.

Funding for digitization
SFU Library's Digitization Fund covers costs associated with scanning, digitizing, and creating descriptive information of SFU scholarly materials.

SUMMIT - SFU Library's research repository
An openly accessible database containing the scholarly output of SFU's authors. SUMMIT is used to communicate the results of faculty and graduate research back to the community or comply with funder requirements such as those from CIHR, Genome Canada, and others.

Public Knowledge Project (PKP)