Federally-funded Research

Current Research Information System (CRIS)

USDA. National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

Search the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) documentation and reporting system of ongoing and recently completed agricultural, food and nutrition, and forestry research. Projects are conducted or sponsored by USDA research agencies, state agricultural experiment stations, the state land-grant university system, other cooperating state institutions, and participants of USDA-administered grant programs.

Content types: reports Access: free online

RePORT Expenditures and Results (RePORTER)

RePORTER is a repository of NIH-funded research projects and access publications and patents resulting from that funding. This a searchable database of federally funded biomedical research projects conducted at universities, hospitals, and other research institutions. biomedical database system containing information on research projects and programs supported by the Department of Health and Human Services and other government agencies. It is a biomedical database system containing information on human diseases, therapeutic interventions, clinical trials and preclinical research.

Years of coverage: 1988 - present Content types: active project grants; contracts; patents; reports; publications Access: free online

NTIS Bibliographic Database

US Department of Commerce. National Technical Information Service.

A central source to locate millions of scientific and technical publications from government agencies.

Years of coverage: 1964 - present Content types: research reports; computer products; software; audiovisual materials Access: fee based

DoD Biomedical Research Database (BRD)

DoD. Defense Technical Information Center.

Includes biomedical research, testing or training programs being federally funded from FY1998 to FY2009. The areas of research, testing and training include, but are not limited to, the following: infectious diseases, biological hazards, toxicology, medical chemical defense, medical biological defense, clinical medicine, clinical surgery, physical protection, training, graduate medical education and instruction.

Years of coverage: 1998 - 2009 Content types: reports Access: free online


US Department of Commerce. National Technical Information Service.

Provides access to information about ongoing federally funded projects in the fields of the physical sciences, engineering, and life sciences. Agencies that contribute are listed on the main page.

Years of coverage: 1998 - present Content types: reports; government documents Access: fee based

NSF Publications

National Science Foundation.

Provide a central clearinghouse for the collection, interpretation, and analysis of data on scientific and technical resources in the United States, and provide a source of information for policy formulation by other federal agencies.

Access: free online