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- Archival Film Flashes Back to 70s Student Life
- Manuscript Traces SFU's Architectural History
- Early University News Publications Now Digitally Available
- Digitized Programs Commemorate SFU’s Opening & Installation Ceremonies
- Archives Celebrates Fall Convocation with Release of Digitized Programs
- Films Capture Visual History and Sentiment of Time Gone By
- Lost and Found: Simon Fraser Letters
- Oral History Provides Glimpse into Mind of SFU’s First Chancellor Gordon Shrum
- Early SFU Photos Tell a Story That Frames Our World
- Aerial Photos Capture Campus Landscape & Photographer’s Legacy
- You have what...?!! and other interesting things you didn't know about the SFU Archives
- Charting the course of history: documenting SFU's early days from the student perspective (Part 1)
- Charting the course of history: documenting SFU's early days from the student perspective (Part 2)
- Helping others find their history in the future: Preserving the records of the Students of Caribbean and African Ancestry at SFU
- Preserving the sparks of global revolution in the Adbusters Media Foundation fonds
- Reflections of a co-op student
- Debunking popular myths and conspiracies with the Barry Beyerstein fonds
- In "The Beginning...": First student film returns to SFU
- "Got any pictures of Terry Fox?"
- My summer in the archives: a co-op placement retrospective
- Seeing the world through Arthur Erickson's eyes
- Beer (records) in the Archives!
Here you will find information about the ways that SFU Archives and Records Managment supports the work of SFU Faculty.
Doing archival research as part of coursework
An archives is different from a library, and the rules governing the access and use of archival materials may be unfamiliar to your students. It can be helpful to receive an introduction to researching archival material. You may wish to direct your students to the introductory information on how to access the SFU Archival holdings or contact the Archives to arrange for a tour or a speaker on the subject.
Accessing archived departmental files
The RRSDAs for some types of departmental files specify that, at the end of their storage period, they are scheduled for transfer to SFU's permanent archival holdings. If you are interested in researching departmental history, review our holdings in SFU Atom to see if your department's records have been transferred to the Archives. If you wish to view the records, you will need to make arrangements with an Archivist.
Maintaining your graduate student records
Ensuring your personal graduate student files are in order and organized according to prescribed University Records Retention Schedules can help to ensure that records are easy to access when needed. It can also simplify processing an FOI request and helps to protect the student's personal information.