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While the following Steen Library services, the Circulation Desk and the ETRC, are closed, we still have robust virtual services and thousands of electronic resources to support your research, learning, and online instruction needs. You can contact us at AskUs.

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Welcome to the Center for Digital Scholarship (CDS)

The Center for Digital Scholarship (CDS) offers support to the SFA community in the development and creation of digital information. The main offices are located on the second floor of Steen Library, in addition to a Workroom on the first floor behind Infolab 1.

View the scholarly works of SFA faculty, students, staff, and alumni through ScholarWorks.


The Center for Digital Scholarship (CDS) offers support and assistance to faculty, students and community members in the development and creation of digital information. These services are offered to the SFA Community at no cost if the information is to be used for educational purposes. The CDS is located on the first and second floors of the library. Interested parties are encouraged to contact the CDS at cds@sfasu.edu or visit Library Room 107 for consultation.

Click here for additional resources for Scholarly Communication, such as documents on Fair Use, Copyright, Open Access, and more!


The CDS digital lab and its staff can digitize a variety of paper-based items and other physical formats.

Multimedia Conversion

A variety of analog formats are capable of being digitized and converted within the lab, including audio cassettes, VHS, and miniDV.

Project Collaboration

The CDS collaborates in the planning, design and development of projects with SFA faculty and students and the local community.