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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

Initiate your proposal and secure institutional approvals

Work with your department or college business office to: 

Develop your data and publishing plan

Include data and information about the library

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.

See also information specific to the Health Sciences Library.

Consider commercialization of your invention