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Useful Resources -- Master List


 

The following informational audio tapes, video tapes, and books are available at Research Administration and may be checked out by University and Medical Center research personnel.

Getting Funded

(Audio)

Clinical trials: recognizing and removing barriers to partnership

(Audio)

Conducting clinical trials: basic components of agreements and important legal issues

(Audio)

Introduction to the foundation world

(Audio)

Marketing the research unit

(Audio)

The Flip Side of Federal Agency Policy Changes (1998)

(Audio)

Introduction to Preparing NIH and NSF Budgets (1998)

(Video)

In $earch of funding

(Video)

Council for International Exchange of Scholars (1999 funding priorities, proposal strategies)

(Video)

Environmental Protection Agency (1999 funding priorities, proposal strategies)

(Video)

National Institutes of Health, Behavioral Science Support (1999 funding priorities, proposal strategies)

(Video)

National Science Foundation, Division of Undergraduate Education (1999 funding priorities, proposal strategies)

(Video)

National Science Foundation, NSF CAREER Awards (1999 funding priorities, proposal strategies)

(Video)

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative State Research Education and Extension Service(1999 funding priorities, proposal strategies)

(Video)

U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (1999 funding priorities, proposal strategies)

(Video)

W.K. Kellogg Foundation (1999 funding priorities, proposal strategies)

(Book)

The Foundation Directory
Published annually. Includes foundations making grants of at least $100,000 annually or having assets of at least $1 million.

(Book)

National Directory of Corporate Giving
Profiles corporate giving programs; includes companies that have established corporate foundations, as well as those that manage corporate giving programs directly.

(Book)

National Guide to Funding in Aging
Profiles public and private utilities that fund programs in the field of aging. Profiles are listed by state. Also contains indexes that cross-tabulate grant data in various ways.

(Book)

Foundation Grants to Individuals
Profiles 2600 independent and corporate foundations that make grants to individuals rather than institutions; includes indexes by subject area, types of support, and geographic area.

(Book)

Guide to California Foundations
Profiles foundations in this state in alphabetical order. Also contains indexes to facilitate topical searches.

(Book)

Get Funded! by D. Schumacher, 1992
A practical guide for scholars seeking research support from business. Author addresses the paradigm of approaching corporate support compared to routine grant mechanism from government agencies and foundations.

(Book)

Grant Application Writer's Handbook, 2d edition, by Reif-Lehrer, 1995
Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Boston, 472 p.
Principles of proposal writing for both government agencies and private foundations, but focuses on the investigator-initiated research grant application (RO1) for the National Institutes of Health as the model for discussion purposes. The appendices contain valuable resource information: sample budget justifications, sample summary statements ("pink sheets") from reviewers, strategies for written and oral presentations, and a variety of resources such as software and publications.

(Book)

Grant Proposals That Succeeded, by V. White
Noted grant expert includes in this compendium three research proposals, and RFP (contract) proposal, and three training grant requests, along with others. Applications are followed by objective critics about the strengths of both the negotiation and the application that contribute to success.

(Book)

Government Contracts: Proposalmanship and Winning Strategies, by H. Holtz
Identifies basic elements of persuasive proposal writing in order to successfully compete for government contracts. Traces the development of a proposal from idea to final submission. For research as well as other projects.

(Book)

The Proposal Writer's Swipe File
Actual copies 15 winning fund-raising proposals...prototypes of approaches, styles, and structures.

Managing Research

(Audio)

Helping researchers develop research strategies

(Audio)

The laughing edge: leadership, humor and change

(Audio)

Publication of Research vs. Protection of Sensitive Data and Agreements

(Audio)

How to report statistics in medicine (American College of Physicians

(Book)

How to report statistics in medicine (American College of Physicians

(Book)

Gale Book of Averages [HA 155 G34 1994]
A compilation of national and international statistical, tabular, and textual data comprising thousands of specific average values arranged by broad subject categories. A wide range of subjects are covered and most of the charts are by median or mean or the mode of the most frequent value of a set of data. The source is quoted at the bottom of each chart. Of special interest to our research community are the topics: health and medicine, human body, vital statistics and lifespans. Other topics include allocation of time, business and labor, education, expenditures, income, pollution, travel and weather. At the end of the work is a subject index followed by a selective numerical values locator for use with charts shown in the tables of the book.

(Book)

An Expanded Sourcebook: Qualitative Data Analysis, by M.B. Miles & A.M. Huberman, 1994
Sage Publications, Newbury Park, CA, 337 p.
A pragmatic resource for practicing researchers in all fields whose work, whether basic or applied, involves the struggle with actual qualitative data analysis issues. Provides subsets for the beginning researcher (graduate student or junior staff member) and staff specialists or managers. Includes samples from education, health care, and public health.

(Book)

Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives, 1991
A compendium of national priorities and objectives by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Provides health prevention and medical treatment objectives for the year 2000 for all health policy makers. Serves as a reference point for evaluating grant applications by virtually all health funding agencies in the government.

(Book)

Survey Research Methods, by F.J.Fowler, Jr., 1993
Sage Publications, Newbury Park, CA, 156 p.
A comprehensive, yet fairly brief, summary of current knowledge about sources of error in surveys for those who are not primarily statisticians or methodologists.

(Book)

Professors as Writers: A Self-Help Guide to Productive Writing, by R. Boice, 1990
Offers innovations for facilitating productive, skillful, and successful writing for academicians, with practical approaches for helping blocked writers. Unconventional both in content and in style, treats problems sensibly and effectively.

(Book)

Scientific English: A Guide for Scientists and Other Professionals, by R.A. Day, 1992
"Clarity, a kissing cousin of simplicity" is the message of this practical guide to clear communication. Author emphasizes scientific writing, the dispassionate, factual recording of the results of scientific investigation.

Human Studies

(Audio)

Consent/assent forms: avoiding confusing terminology

(Audio)

Ethical issues in clinical research

(Audio)

Ethical issues in clinical research: the research site perspective

(Video)

Protecting Human Subjects - 1: The Belmont Report (Basic ethical principles and their application)

(Video)

Protecting Human Subjects - 2: The Belmont Report (Basic ethical principles and their application)

(Video)

Protecting Human Subjects - 3: Evolving Concern (Protection for human subjects)

(Audio)

The IRBs of the 1990's and beyond

Animal Research

(Book)

The Animal Welfare Act
United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Washington D.C. (1992). 9 CFR: 1,2,3. (Public Law 89-544 and amendments 94-279 and 91-579).

(Book)

Public Health Service Policy on Human Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (1986)
United States Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, Office for Protection from Research Risks. Bethesda, MD. (See also the Health Research Extension Act of 1985, Public Law 99-158).

(Book)

Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (1985)
United States Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health. NIH Publication 86-23.

(Book)

A Manual for Those Who Study Animals (1994)
Loma Linda University, Animal Research Committee.

(Book)

Laboratory Animal Anesthesia, by P.A. Flecknell, (1987)
Academic Press, London.

(Book)

Handbook of Veterinary Anesthesia, by William W. Muir III, (1989)
The C.V. Mosby Company, St. Louis.

(Book)

Textbook of Veterinary Anesthesia, by L.K. Soma, (1971)
William & Wilkins Co., Baltimore.

(Book)

Alternatives to Animal Use in Research, Testing and Education (1986)
Congress of the United States, Office of Technology Assessment. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington D.C.

(Book)

Lab Animal, by Cynthia Smith, (1994)
AWIC Tips for Searching for Alternatives to Animal Research and Testing 23(3): 46-48

(Book)

J. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc. (1993)
American Veterinary Medical Association. Report of the AVMA Panel on Euthanasia. 202: 230-249

Patient-Related Research

(Audio)

Clinical trials: recognizing and removing barriers to partnership

(Audio)

Conducting clinical trials: basic components of agreements and important legal issues

(Audio)

Consent/assent forms: avoiding confusing terminology

(Audio)

Ethical issues in clinical research

(Audio)

Ethical issues in clinical research: the research site perspective

(Audio)

Managing Clinical Drug Trials

(Book)

Primer on Outcomes Research
A primer on outcomes research for the gastroenterologist: report of the American Gastroenterological Association Task Force on Outcomes Research. Gastroenterology 109(1): 302-306 (1995)

(Audio)

The IRBs of the 1990's and beyond.

(Book)

Why Outcomes Research
Outcomes matter most, by E.C. Nelson & S. Greenfield. JCOM 1(1): 9-10 (1994)

Technology Transfer

(Audio)

Technology transfer defined