Abacus Data Network

Research data repository run by the British Columbia Research Libraries' Data Services. It contains SFTP access to data files such as Social survey files, DLI data, GIS datasets, and geospatial data.


Public note

SFU Dataverse is restricted to current SFU students, faculty and staff with a valid SFU ID and password.

To use Abacus you need to register by choosing Simon Fraser University from the drop-down menu, and logging in using your SFU and ID password.

Alternate names

ABACUS : British Columbia Research Libraries' Data Services, Abacus Dataverse Network

Authentication note

Privacy Notice:The SFU Library makes Abacus data repository available to you for your convenience. Your use of the Abacus is voluntary. Please be advised that the personal information you disclose to the Abacus is stored on servers owned by the University of British Columbia. You may wish to review the Abacus privacy policy before using the service.

Content type



Abacus Dataverse Network

Open access



Geography, Human, Geography, Spatial Information Science