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Community of Science
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Community of Science (COS) is the leading global resource for hard-to-find information critical to scientific research and other projects across all disciplines. The site provides information about research, collaborative activities, travel, curriculum development, conferences, fellowships, post-doctoral positions, equipment acquisition, operating and capital expenses, and more. Requires free registration.

Institute for Scientific Information
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Contains a unique, fully integrates research environment that delivers a powerful combination of content, tools, and technology.

Sponsored Programs Information Network (SPIN)
FREE to Low-Cost
SPIN is targeted primarily to institutions of higher education and currently contains information for more than 2,500 different sponsoring agencies, which comprise more than 11,000 separate opportunities.

Grant Forward
FREE to Low-Cost
These sites provide a searchable database of funding opportunities.

Columbia University’s Research Site
Research Administration (RA) is a centralized departmental resource that serves the scientific community at Columbia University Medical Center. RA is staffed with professionals in the fields of research grants administration, finance, economics, technology, library sciences, human resources and contracts.

National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA)
NCURA serves its members and advances the field of research administration through education and professional development programs, the sharing of knowledge and experience, and by fostering a professional, collegial, and respected community.