Library support for your research

The following library resources are available to support your research activities:

  • Open Access author fund: Supports eligible RRU researchers (current core faculty, full-time staff, and graduate students working under the supervision of a faculty member) who are required to pay an Article Processing Fee (APC) to publish in eligible fully Open Access (Gold OA) journals.


  • SAGE APC discount: Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) member institutions receive a 40% discount on article processing charges for SAGE journals.  At the time of submission, please identify yourself as being affiliated with Royal Roads University in order to qualify for this discount.


  • VIURRSpace: RRU’s repository for digitally preserving and showcasing selected scholarly and creative works of the university.


  • Showcase: A space for promoting RRU’s innovative, applied, and real-world research.