Grant support

The Health Sciences Library provides access to current biomedical information resources and services that support the wide-ranging research being conducted at Health Sciences. Below are some resources specifically designed to support your research grant. Contact the Health Sciences Library librarian at your college for assistance. Also, see UA Research Gatewayscholarly communications & Open Access, and the Open Access publishing fund.

Library information for grant proposals

Include information about the Health Sciences Library in your proposal by using the Health Sciences Library Boilerplate. If you need customized information for your grant, contact the Health Sciences Library librarian at your college.

Specialized databases & search tools

Pivot (formerly Community of Science)
Register & create an online profile/CV to connect with a global network of researchers.  Search over 400,000 funding opportunities and set up funding alerts to be notified promptly when new opportunities are available.  For assistance in using this tool, contact your librarian, or use the videos and support pages available from Pivot.

Web of Science
Use this resource to augment your research by searching the scholarly literature in the science and social sciences back to 1899, includes conference proceedings in addition to journal citations. You can also manage your bibliographic citations with EndNote or another citation manager, track everyone who is citing your research using cited reference search, and identify the journals with the highest impact factor in your field in Journal Citation Reports.

Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI)
Provides references, often with analytic abstracts, to measurement instruments in the health fields, psychosocial sciences, and organizational behavior. The library's license only allows one login at a time; if you are unable to access, wait and try again later.

Other sources for grants

The Foundation Center
Find information about private foundations. Some services require a subscription.

Find private and public grants as well as fellowships and scholarships for graduate and undergraduate students. Replaces Illinois Researcher Information Service (IRIS). See FAQs. 
Use this site to find and apply for grant opportunities from all federal grant-making agencies.

Health & Human Services (HHS)
Information and resources available at HHS for grants & contracts, programs & services, etc.

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Current HRSA funding opportunities that focus on improving and expanding health care for underserved people. 

National Institutes of Health (NIH) 
Find information on grant opportunities and funding from the NIH Office of Extramural Research. Also, use NIH RePORTer to search the repository of NIH-funded research projects to identify potential collaborators and explore NIH funding priorities.

The National Science Foundation (NSF)
Search funding opportunities and find information on submitting proposals to NSF.

Data management resources 

Increasingly federal and private funding agencies are requiring researchers, as part of their grants, to preserve and make research data accessible for future use by others. To meet this challenge, librarians are building on their knowledge about print data and information to provide support for developing data management plans and assisting researchers in the various stages of the research cycle.

See data management resources to find a tool that will help you create your data management plan.

 Managing National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants
Managing NIH public access compliance
This guide explains the NIH Public Access Policy, the process for submitting peer-reviewed articles to PubMed Central and how to use NIH tools to manage and verify compliance.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) access policy and your grant: a 07:30 video presentation by the NYU Health Sciences Libraries. This video clarifies the NIH public access policy and offers guidance on ensuring your manuscripts are available to the public according to the guidelines of the policy.

My Bibliography: Public access compliance: a 3:27 video presentation by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM). This video helps NIH-funded scientists use My Bibliography to link funding to their citations and manage compliance with the NIH public access policy.

For more information contact:
Ahlam Saleh

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Last updated Jun 16, 2016 by cameronwiles