Plan a research proposal

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Securing research funding is a challenge. We can help you articulate your vision and plan, increasing the competitiveness of your proposal.

Refine your idea and make the case

  • Search our specialized  to uncover previous research
  • Use interlibrary loan to request materials the library doesn't have
  • Conduct a comprehensive literature review with the support of your librarian
  • Consult with us on archival materials or rare books through

Initiate your proposal and secure institutional approvals

Work with your department or college business office to: 

  • Begin 
  • Assemble the language for standard 
  •  from relevant stakeholders

Develop your data and publishing plan

Include data and information about the library

007真人网址Your grant application may ask for statistics about library collections. As of 2017, the Main, Science-Engineering, Fine Arts, and Special Collections include:

  • 6,800,038 print volumes
  • 1,759,433 ebooks
  • 97,844 ejournals

Learn more about our library locations and our mission, vision, and strategic plan.

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Consider commercialization of your invention

  •  to assess the competitiveness of your invention
  • Contact your librarian for support with patent, market, technical, and scientific research
  • Get information and support through