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ENGL 323 - Weber
Access World News
A product of NewsBank, Access World News contains the full-text of nearly 1700, mostly English-language, news sources from around the world, with coverage for most beginning in the 90s or 00s. All titles may be searched at once or specific regions, countries, or states may be searched separately by clicking on the map.
ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) indexes and abstracts 780 journals (EJ Accession Number) and ERIC documents (ED Accession Number) covering education and related fields such as counseling, psychology, and social sciences from 1966-present. Most ERIC documents are available on microfiche in the library. Full-text for many recent ERIC Documents is available through the database (click on the "Access ERIC" full-text link).
This completely full-text database includes articles from a wide range of subject fields including science, humanities, education and business. Coverage is from 1994 to the present.
The Foundation Directory
The online Foundation Directory, a product of the Foundation Center, contains information on more than 80,000 foundations, coporate giving programs, and grantmaking public charities. Please note that The Foundation Directory is only available for use at the FLITE building.
For access to Foundation Directory from anywhere, click here and enter the username and password given in class. Plese note that access from this link expires on December 7.
*Click here to access a guide on using the online Foundation Directory.
On this page from the Federal Register site, one can find application notices, requests for comment, etc. for a wide variety of educational grant resources sponsored by the Federal Government.
A portal to all federal government grant-making agencies, this site allows one to find and apply for grants online.
This site links to opportunities for fellowships, grants and other awards in health related fields. Includes funding opportunities and resources related to proposal-writing from organizations such as National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, and the Center for Disease Control.
What Should I Know About ED Grants?
This page is a lengthy FAQ describing the process of applying for discretionary grants from the U. S. Department of Education.
Many specialized grants newsletters can be found on the Web (In Google, type +grants +newsletters). The following are two examples.
SchoolGrants contains grant notices for K-12. Free sample copies are available for both the biweekly and bimonthly newsletters.
Also, many foundations publish online newsletters. In Google, type +foundation +newsletter to find a plethora of links.
Ford Foundation Annual Report, Main Stacks (Floor 1): AS 911 .F6 A442
The Foundation Grants Index, Reference (Floor 1): AS 911 .A2 F66
Michigan Foundation Directory, University Archives (Alumni 101): HV 98 .M5 M53
Demystifying Grant Seeking: What You Really Neeed to Do to Get Grants, Main Stacks (Lower Level): HG 177 .B767 2001
Grantsmanship and Fundraising Fundamentals: Guidelines for Human and Leisure Services Professionals, Main Stacks (Lower Level): HG 177 .S637
Grant Writing in Higher Education: A Step-By-Step Guide, Main Stacks (Floor 3): LC 241 .H46
The "How To" Grants Manual: Successful Grantseeking Techniques for Obtaining Public and Private Grants, Reference (Floor 1): HG 177 .B38 [also available online as an ebook.]
Successful Grant Writing: Strategies for Health and Human Service Professionals, Reference (Floor 1): HG 41.2 .G58
Contact: Paul Kammerdiner / Email / Phone: 231-591-3037 / Office: FLITE 331
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Last update: February 28, 2012