Research Development Library
Please contact Jerilyn Hansen to check-out any of the materials listed below (subject to availability):
- Winning More Grants! Best Tactics for use on NIH Short Form (Principal Investigators Association) – CD
- Writing Successful Proposals (Principal Investigators Association) – CD
- The Grant Application Writer’s Workbook – Successful Proposals to Any Agency (Grant Writers’ Seminars and Workshops)
- The Grant Application Writer’s Workbook – National Institutes of Health (Grant Writers’ Seminars and Workshops)
- The Grant Application Writer’s Workbook – National Science Foundation – Fastlane (Grant Writer’s Seminars and Workshops)
- Collaboration and Team Science: A Field Guide (National Institutes of Health) – can also be accessed electronically. Check out the comprehensive list of collaborative funding mechanisms.
The National Science Foundation CAREER webinar can be downloaded and/or viewed at any time – no need to check-out:
- Webinar PowerPoint slides
- Helpful resources for CAREER on the web
- Developing Education Components for NSF Proposals
- Example department head letter
The following titles are available via e-book courtesy of the Merrill-Cazier Library. For e-book access, click on the linked book title.
- Proposal Planning and Writing, Jeremy T. Miner and Lynn E. Miner
- Guide to Getting Arts Grants, Ellen Liberatori
- How to Win Grants: 101 Winning Strategies, Alan Silver
- Winning Grants Step by Step: The Complete Workbook for Planning, Developing and Writing Successful Proposals, Tori O’Neal-McElrath
- Winning Research Funding, Abby Day Peters
- Grant Writing For Dummies, Beverly A. Browning
- Grant Seeking in Higher Education: Strategies and Tools for College Faculty, Mary M. Licklider and The University of Missouri Grant Writer Network
- Writing Science: How to Write Papers That Get Cited and Proposals That Get Funded, Joshua Schimel
- Successful Grant Writing, 4th Edition: Strategies for Health and Human Service Professionals, Laura N.Gitlin and Kevin J. Lyons
- Having Success with NSF: A Practical Guide, Ping Li and Karen Marrongelle
- Winning and Managing Research Funding, Jane Kenway, Rebecca Boden, and Debbie Epstein
- The Only Grant-Writing Book You’ll Ever Need: Top Grant Writers and Grant Givers Share Their Secrets, Ellen Karsh and Arlen Sue Fox
- 90 Days to Success in Grant Writing, Timothy Kachinske and Judith Kachinske
- Gaining Funding for Research: a Guide for Academics and Institutions, Dianne Berry
- The Measure of STAR: Review of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Research Grants Program, ebrary, Inc.
- National Research Initiative: a Vital Competitive Grants Program in Food, Fiber, and Natural Resources Research, ebrary, Inc.
The following titles are available in the Merrill-Cazier Library in print only. To view the library catalog record, click on the linked book title.
- Style: Ten Lessons in Clarity and Grace, Joseph M. Williams
- How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing, Paul J. Silvia
- Envisioning Information, Edward R. Tufte
- Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative, Edward R. Tufte
In addition to the selection of books above, be sure to check out the two following e-books:
- New Faculty Guide to Competing for Research Funding
- Strategies for Planning, Developing, and Writing Large Team Grants
- “How Do I Review Thee? Let Me Count the Ways: A Comparison of Research Grant Proposal Review Criteria Across US Federal Funding Agencies,” Holly J. Falk-Krzesinski and Stacey C. Tobin, Journal of Research Administration, Vol. XLVI, No. 2, 79-94
- “Six Critical Questions to Launch a Successful Grant Proposal,” Robert Porter, NCURA Magazine, May/June 2015
- “Anatomy of Funded Research in Science,” Athen Ma, Raul J. Mondragon, and Vito Latora, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (December 1, 2015), Vol. 112, No. 48, 14760-14765
- “Becoming a Successful Principal Investigator,” David A. Stone, The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 7, 2010
- “The Science of Scientific Writing,” George D. Gopen and Judith A. Swan, American Scientist (Nov-Dec 1990), Vol. 78, 550-558
- “Ten Ways to Write a Better Grant,” Alison Snyder, The Scientist (January 1, 2007), Vol. 21, Issue 1, 71
- “How to Fail in Grant Writing,” Elizabeth Jakob, Adam Porter, Jeffrey Podos, Barry Braun, Norman Johnson, and Stephen Vessey, The Chronicle of Higher Education, December 5, 2010
- “How Your Grant Proposal Compares,” David A. Stone, The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 29, 2009
In addition to the selection of articles above, be sure to check out the many articles on grant writing available in Research Development & Grant Writing News. Access to this monthly newsletter is provided via an institutional license from Academic Research Funding Strategies. Learn how to access articles including current and back issues.