Discover successful strategies on obtaining grants for your research and how we can help.

Grant proposal and project development

We have expertise to assist with research proposal and project development in limited areas.

  • Data management and sharing plans. We have everything you need to get started and offer first draft reviews and consultations.
  • Research collaborations. Our staff are experts in their fields and can offer support for literature reviews, digital project development, preservation, and more. Availability varies so it is best to contact us early.  Example collaborations:
    • Literature and systematic review strategies and consultations.
    • Digital scholarship projects such as avIAn: Avian Archives of Iowa Online.
    • Training and protocol development for data management and data sharing.

Find funding at ISU

External and internal award opportunities can be hard to track down. Here are our top recommendations:

For help writing and developing proposals on topics not covered by the library please reach out to Grants Hub.

Funding to publish open access

We have agreements with a large number of publishers that completely cover or reduce the cost of open access publishing of articles, books, and book chapters.