The SFU Library is continuing plans for a Research Commons, to be located on the second floor of the Bennett Library with a future presence at all SFU campus locations. The Research Commons will be a configuration of services, spaces, and technology designed to support the research endeavours of the University community, with particular focus on graduate students. Though the physical space is still under development, the SFU Library including the Student Learning Commons and Research Commons is very pleased to provide you with the following academic support services for Summer 2012.
The Research Commons is pleased to offer you a range of workshops including Managing your time, Working with thesis templates, and an introduction to Refworks. View the complete list of workshops and register in advance.
To request an additional workshop not offered this semester, send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org
Each department/faculty at SFU has a liaison librarian available to help you with your research and teaching needs. Find a complete list of liaison librarians for the contact information of your liaison librarian.
Read Ahead Service
The Read Ahead Service provides intensive and extended support for graduate students writing theses, projects or any piece of writing with a longer deadline. In order to receive in-depth feedback and maximize your consultation time with a Graduate Facilitator or an SLC Coordinator, you will be asked to submit the piece of writing you wish to discuss prior to your first appointment. To take advantage of this service, book an appointment in advance.
If English is not your first language, English as an Additional Language (EAL) specialist Tim Mossman is available to help you improve your spoken and written English through individual consultations, workshops, and personalized learning plans.
Contact Tim Mossman 778.782.8510 / email@example.com for details.
Please forward any questions or comments regarding graduate student programming or services to