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Traditional and digital resources for research and teaching available to member institutions through interlibrary loan and electronic delivery.

The Center for Research Libraries makes available more than 4.5 million publications, archives, and collections and one million digital resources to its members libraries to supplement their own humanities, science, and social science holdings.

Center materials can be obtained for extended loan periods and at no cost by users affiliated with member libraries. The SFU library is a member.

The Centerís resources include:
  • 6,500 international newspapers, many dating to the 1700s--the largest collection of circulating newspapers in North America
  • 4,500 U.S. newspapers, many dating to the colonial era, including 2,000 ethnic titles
  • Foreign journals that are rarely held in U.S. libraries
  • More than 800,000 foreign dissertations
  • Area Studies - Major microform and paper collections
 
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Resource type
Partial fulltext database 
Content types
Primary sources 
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Unlimited 
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Subjects
History, News Sources, Primary Sources 
Allows electronic reserves
yes 
Ereserves notes
Members, subject to clause 6 below, may incorporate parts of the Licensed Materials in printed Course Packs and Electronic Reserve collections for the use of Authorized Users in the course of instruction at a Member, but not for Commercial Use. Each such item shall carry appropriate acknowledgement of the source, listing title and author of the extract, title and author of the work, and the Publisher. Copies of such items shall be deleted by the Member when they are no longer used for such purpose. Course packs in non-electronic non-print perceptible form, such as audio or Braille, may also be offered to Authorized Users who, in the reasonable opinion of the Member, are visually impaired. 
Allows coursepacks
yes 
Coursepack notes
Members, subject to clause 6 below, may incorporate parts of the Licensed Materials in printed Course Packs and Electronic Reserve collections for the use of Authorized Users in the course of instruction at a Member, but not for Commercial Use. Each such item shall carry appropriate acknowledgement of the source, listing title and author of the extract, title and author of the work, and the Publisher. Copies of such items shall be deleted by the Member when they are no longer used for such purpose. Course packs in non-electronic non-print perceptible form, such as audio or Braille, may also be offered to Authorized Users who, in the reasonable opinion of the Member, are visually impaired. 
Allows interlibrary loan
yes 
Interlibrary loan notes
Members, subject to clause 6 below, may supply to a library of a non-Member (whether by post, fax or secure transmission, using Ariel or its equivalent, whereby the electronic file is deleted immediately after printing), for the purposes of research or private study and not for Commercial Use, a single paper copy of an electronic original of an individual document being part of the Licensed Materials. 
Online terms
 
Terms of use: Electronic resources are governed by license agreements which restrict access to Authorized Users. It is the responsibility of each user to abide by the license agreements and specific terms and conditions for each product. Systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information may result in loss of access to these resources for the entire SFU community. Please see SFU General Policy 24 on Fair Use of Information Resources.

Personal Privacy: Some licensed resources allow you to create a personal account for the purposes of creating folders, saving searches, and downloading entire e-books as well as other personalized services. Please be advised that the personal information you disclose to these and other external websites may be stored on servers located outside of Canada. When you use these services, no personal information about you is collected by or for the University. Canadian privacy laws do not apply to personal information you provide directly to these external websites. SFU Library recommends that you review the privacy policies of these and other external websites before using the services.